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H.R. 3204 (113th): Drug Quality and Security Act

To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to human drug compounding and drug supply chain security, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Fred Upton

Sponsor. Representative for Michigan's 6th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Nov 21, 2013
Length: 54 pages
Sep 27, 2013
113th Congress (2013–2015)

Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 27, 2013

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 27, 2013.

Pub.L. 113-54

10 Cosponsors (6 Democrats, 4 Republicans)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Upton touts his committees bipartisan #RecordOfSuccess, unveils new resource chronicling efforts in the 113th Congress
    — Rep. Fred Upton [R-MI6, 1993-2022] (Sponsor) on Oct 17, 2014

Latta Comments on President Signing Legislation to Combat Counterfeit Pharmaceuticals
    — Rep. Robert Latta [R-OH5] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 27, 2013

Cummings Applauds Passage of Bipartisan Legislation to Improve Pharmaceutical Drug Distribution System: Bill Includes Cummings’ Provisions to Combat Unethical “Gray Market” Drug Distributors
    — Rep. Elijah Cummings [D-MD7, 1996-2019] on Sep 29, 2013

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Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 959: Pharmaceutical Quality, Security, and Accountability Act

Ordered Reported on May 22, 2013. 70% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 957: Drug Supply Chain Security Act

Introduced on May 15, 2013. 87% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 1919: Safeguarding America’s Pharmaceuticals Act of 2013

Passed House (Senate next) on Jun 3, 2013. 33% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 3089: Compounding Clarity Act of 2013

Introduced on Sep 12, 2013. 51% incorporated. (compare text)


Sep 27, 2013

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Sep 28, 2013
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 18, 2013
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 27, 2013
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 3204 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 3204. This is the one from the 113th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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