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H.R. 5927 (116th): Safe Medicine Act

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To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to study American dependence on unsafe Chinese pharmaceuticals and to empower the Food and Drug Administration to mandate drug recalls in the case of critical contamination.

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Sponsor and status

Bill Posey

Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 8th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Feb 18, 2020
Length: 7 pages
Introduced
Feb 18, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 18, 2020, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).

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History

Feb 18, 2020
 
Introduced

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H.R. 5927 (116th) 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 H.R. 5927. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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