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H.R. 1002 (117th): DEBAR Act of 2021

The text of the bill below is as of Mar 12, 2021 (Preprint (Suspension)).

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1st Session

H. R. 1002


February 11, 2021

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 2021 or the DEBAR Act of 2021.


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.