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H.R. 4806 (116th): DEBAR Act of 2020

The text of the bill below is as of Nov 13, 2020 (Preprint (Suspension)).

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2d Session

H. R. 4806


October 23, 2019

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


To amend the Controlled Substances Act to authorize the debarment of certain registrants, and for other purposes.


Short title

This Act may be cited as the Debarment Enforcement of Bad Actor Registrants Act of 2020 or the DEBAR Act of 2020.


Debarment of certain registrants

Section 304 of the Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C. 824) is amended by adding at the end the following:


The Attorney General may issue an order to prohibit, conditionally or unconditionally, and permanently or for such period as the Attorney General may determine, any person from being registered under this title to manufacture, distribute, or dispense a controlled substance or a list I chemical, if the Attorney General finds that—


such person meets or has met any of the conditions for suspension or revocation of registration under subsection (a); and


such person has a history of prior suspensions or revocations of registration.



Determination of budgetary effects

The budgetary effects of this Act, for the purpose of complying with the Statutory Pay-As-You-Go Act of 2010, shall be determined by reference to the latest statement titled Budgetary Effects of PAYGO Legislation for this Act, submitted for printing in the Congressional Record by the Chairman of the House Budget Committee, provided that such statement has been submitted prior to the vote on passage.