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H.R. 5752 (115th): Stop Illicit Drug Importation Act of 2018

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About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

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

Marsha Blackburn

Sponsor. Representative for Tennessee's 7th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 14, 2018
Length: 10 pages
Introduced
May 10, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Died in a previous Congress

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.

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History

May 10, 2018
 
Introduced

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May 17, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

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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