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H.R. 4505: Preventing Pharmacy Robbery Act of 2019

The text of the bill below is as of Sep 26, 2019 (Introduced).


I

116th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 4505

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

September 26, 2019

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

A BILL

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.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Preventing Pharmacy Robbery Act of 2019.

2.

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.