S. 1277 (113th): Combating Prescription Drug Abuse Act


Jul 10, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 10, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Barbara Boxer

Junior Senator from California



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Last Updated: Jul 10, 2013
Length: 7 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to establish a commission for the purpose of coordinating efforts to reduce prescription drug abuse, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

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 >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 10, 2013

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.


3 cosponsors (3D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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