New Cosponsor — Sep 17, 2014
New Cosponsor: Sen. Timothy Kaine [D-VA]
The bill now has 3 cosponsors (3 Democrats).
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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.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1277”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). 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. February 9, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s1277>
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