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S. 3420: Accountability in Opioid Advertising Act

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A bill to require the Food and Drug Administration to prioritize the promotional materials for drugs for serious, life-threatening diseases or conditions or substance use disorders, especially opioid drugs and drugs for medication-assisted treatment, in considering whether promotional materials are false or misleading.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Kamala Harris

Sponsor. Junior Senator for California. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Sep 6, 2018
Length: 2 pages
Introduced:

Sep 6, 2018

Status:

Introduced on Sep 6, 2018

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on September 6, 2018. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Prognosis:

5% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Sep 6, 2018
 
Introduced

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Passed Senate

 
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Signed by the President

S. 3420 is 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.

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