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H.R. 6482 (116th): Protecting Our Pharmaceutical Supply Chain from China Act of 2020

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To require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to maintain a list of the country of origin of all drugs marketed in the United States, to ban the use of Federal funds for the purchase of drugs manufactured in China, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Mike Gallagher

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

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Last Updated: Apr 10, 2020
Length: 5 pages
Apr 10, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 10, 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).


11 Cosponsors (11 Republicans)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Congressman Van Drew: “It’s Time to Hold China Accountable for Their Actions”
    — Rep. Jefferson Van Drew [R-NJ2] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 24, 2020

Contina recibiendo respaldo medida de Jenniffer Gonzlez para atraer la manufactura a la isla
    — Commish. Jenniffer González-Colón [R-PR] (Co-sponsor) on Aug 7, 2020

Gobernadora Vzquez Garced y Comisionada Residente Jennifer Gonzlez impulsan legislacin para aportar a la seguridad nacional
    — Commish. Jenniffer González-Colón [R-PR] (Co-sponsor) on May 11, 2020

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Apr 10, 2020

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

H.R. 6482 (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. 6482. 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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