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S Amdt 769 - Authorizes Individuals to Import FDA-Approved Drugs from Canada - National Key Vote

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Title: Authorizes Individuals to Import FDA-Approved Drugs from Canada

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt an amendment to S Amdt 738 to HR 2112 that prohibits funds appropriated in HR 2112 from being used to prevent an individual from importing a prescription drug from Canada.

Highlights:

  • Requires the prescription drug to be in compliance with the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act.
  • Specifies that these provisions apply only to an individual who is "not in the business of importing prescription drugs".

NOTE: THIS LEGISLATION NEEDED A TWO-THIRDS MAJORITY VOTE TO PASS

Title: Authorizes Individuals to Import FDA-Approved Drugs from Canada

NOTE: THIS IS AN AMENDMENT TO A SUBSTITUTE AMENDMENT. A SUBSTITUTE AMENDMENT REPLACES THE ENTIRE TEXT OF A PIECE OF LEGISLATION WITH A NEW TEXT.

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