To modernize the prescription verification process for contact lenses, to clarify consumer protections regarding false advertising of contact lenses, and for other purposes.
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Sep 22, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on September 22, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Texas's 22nd congressional district
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Last Updated: Sep 22, 2016
Length: 11 pages
Sep 22, 2016
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H.R. 6157 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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