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

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Daniel Akaka, Sr. voted Nay (Amendment Vote) on this Amendment.

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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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Amendment - Amendment Rejected (Senate) (45-55) - (Key vote)

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

Amendment - Introduced (Senate) -

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

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