To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to reduce the threat of counterfeit drugs to the pharmaceutical supply chain, and to make the pharmaceutical supply chain more robust, while ensuring the authenticity, content, purity, and manufacturing location and batch number of drugs (including COVID-19 therapeutics and vaccines) and allowing patient verification of authenticity, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New Jersey's 2nd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Feb 18, 2021
Length: 2 pages
117th Congress (2021–2023)
This bill was introduced on February 18, 2021, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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2 Cosponsors (2 Republicans)
Dec 8, 2020
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 8905 (116th).
Feb 18, 2021
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H.R. 1186 (117th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 117th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2021 to Jan 3, 2023. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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