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H.R.1919: Safeguarding America's Pharmaceuticals Act of 2013
About this Bill
|This bill was introduced in the||113th Congress|
|This bill is primarily about||health|
|You can||read the bill|
|Sponsor||Robert E. Latta, R-Ohio|
|Total Cosponsors||20 (5 Democrats, 15 Republicans)|
|Introduced||May 9, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||June 4, 2013|
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- Bill introduced in the House
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- Bill passed in the Senate
- Bill signed into law
Safeguarding America's Pharmaceuticals Act of 2013 - (Sec. 2) Amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to establish requirements to facilitate the tracing of drug products through the pharmaceutical supply distribution chain.
Requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to establish standards for the exchange of transaction information.
Requires the Secretary to establish processes to: (1) provide waivers of requirements for undue economic hardship or emergency medical reasons; (2) provide waivers of requirements relating to product identifiers for prescription drug products packaged without sufficient space to bear the information; and (3) determine other prescription drug products or transactions that should be exempt from the requirements of this Act.
Establishes requirements for drug manufacturers, wholesalers, dispensers, and repackagers to ensure that all prior transaction information is provided at each transfer of ownership. Requir...
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|June 4, 2013||Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.|
|June 3, 2013||Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.|
|June 3, 2013||On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H2969-2978)|
|June 3, 2013||DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1919.|
|June 3, 2013||Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H2968-2984)|
|June 3, 2013||Mr. Latta moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.|
|June 3, 2013||Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 65.|
|June 3, 2013||Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Energy and Commerce. H. Rept. 113-93.|
|May 10, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.|
|May 9, 2013||Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.|