New Cosponsor — Sep 17, 2014
New Cosponsor: Sen. Timothy Kaine [D-VA]
The bill now has 3 cosponsors (3 Democrats).
Jul 10, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on July 10, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Junior Senator from California
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Last Updated: Jul 10, 2013
Length: 7 pages
A bill to establish a commission for the purpose of coordinating efforts to reduce prescription drug abuse, and for other purposes.
7/10/2013--Introduced.Combating Prescription Drug Abuse Act - Establishes the Combating Prescription Drug Abuse Commission, whose duties shall be to: (1) review and report to Congress on federal initiatives regarding efforts to ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 1277 — 113th Congress: Combating Prescription Drug Abuse Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s1277
“S. 1277 — 113th Congress: Combating Prescription Drug Abuse Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. November 30, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s1277>
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