About the bill
H.R. 5752 amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C) to strengthen the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) seizure powers and enhance its authority to detain, refuse, seize, or destroy illegal products offered for import. The legislation would subject more people to debarment and civil penalties under the Act.
To prevent harmful goods from reaching consumers, the FD&C Act provides for the seizure of foods, drugs, devices, cosmetics, and tobacco products that are adulterated or misbranded. While FDA currently lacks authority to seize products, the U.S ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Tennessee's 7th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jun 14, 2018
Length: 10 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on June 13, 2018 but was never passed by the Senate.
What legislators are saying
“Greg Walden shepherds 25 bills through House of Representatives to combat nationwide opioid crisis”
— Rep. Greg Walden [R-OR2] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 12, 2018
“Bost Honors Southern Illinois Family in Fight Against Opioid Abuse”
— Rep. Mike Bost [R-IL12] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 14, 2018
May 10, 2018
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
May 17, 2018
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Jun 13, 2018
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
H.R. 5752 (115th) 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 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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