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S. 92 (115th): Safe and Affordable Drugs from Canada Act of 2017

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A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to allow for the personal importation of safe and affordable drugs from approved pharmacies in Canada.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

John McCain

Sponsor. Senator for Arizona. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 10, 2017
Length: 6 pages
Jan 10, 2017
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 10, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Grassley Remarks on Transparency in Prescription Drug Pricing
    — Sen. Charles “Chuck” Grassley [R-IA] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 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

Lowey Presents Posthumous Purple Heart to Rockland Family of WWI Veteran
    — Rep. Nita Lowey [D-NY17, 2013-2020] on Nov 8, 2018

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Jan 10, 2017

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

S. 92 (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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 92. This is the one from the 115th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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