H. R. 4505
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
September 26, 2019
Mr. Smucker introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary
To direct the Drug Enforcement Administration to provide information on best practices and strategies for responding in the event of a robbery of a pharmacy, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
Preventing Pharmacy Robbery Act of 2019.
Pharmacy robbery prevention
The Drug Enforcement Administration, as part of the diversion control program of the Administration, shall disseminate to pharmacies information on best practices and strategies on how employees of a pharmacy might best respond to an attempted robbery of that pharmacy. The Administration shall consult with local law enforcement agencies to customize such strategies for particular pharmacies based on the practices of criminal actors in the locality.