A bill to require the Food and Drug Administration to revoke the approval of one opioid pain medication for each new opioid pain medication approved.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for West Virginia. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 9, 2017
Length: 3 pages
May 9, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on May 9, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
May 9, 2017
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S. 1079 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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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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