To require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to promulgate regulations regarding the authorship, content, format, and dissemination of Patient Medication Information to ensure patients receive consistent and high-quality information about their prescription medications and are aware of the potential risks and benefits of prescription medications.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New York's 21st congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Apr 17, 2013
Length: 4 pages
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on April 17, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Apr 17, 2013
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H.R. 1608 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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