A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to allow for the importation of affordable and safe drugs by wholesale distributors, pharmacies, and individuals.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Vermont. Independent.
Last Updated: Feb 28, 2017
Length: 19 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on February 28, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Stabenow Unveils New Legislation to Lower Cost of Prescription Drugs”
— Sen. Debbie Stabenow [D-MI] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 29, 2018
“At Press Conference Today, King Discusses Outcome of Early Morning Health Care Vote, Outlines Path Forward”
— Sen. Angus King [I-ME] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 28, 2017
What stakeholders are saying
Feb 28, 2017
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jan 10, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 97.
S. 469 (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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