S. 1002 (112th): Safe Doses Act


May 16, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 8, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Charles “Chuck” Schumer

Senior Senator from New York



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Last Updated: Aug 28, 2012
Length: 18 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to prohibit theft of medical products, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

8/28/2012--Reported to Senate amended.Safe Doses Act - Section2 - Amends the federal criminal code to prohibit:(1) embezzling, stealing, obtaining by fraud or deception, or knowingly and unlawfully taking, carrying away, ... Read more >

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May 16, 2011

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Mar 8, 2012
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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1002”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


33 cosponsors (18R, 15D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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H.R. 4223 (Related)

Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 5, 2012

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