S. 959 (113th): Pharmaceutical Quality, Security, and Accountability Act

A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to compounding drugs.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



May 15, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Ordered Reported by Committee (Enacted Via Other Measures)

This bill was introduced on May 22, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. But provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was incorporated into:

H.R. 3204: Drug Quality and Security Act
Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 27, 2013. (compare text)

Thomas “Tom” Harkin

Senator from Iowa



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Last Updated: Jun 19, 2013
Length: 222 pages


May 15, 2013

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May 22, 2013
Ordered Reported by Committee

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S. 959 (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.

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

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