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Fred Upton's Public Statements on Issue: Drugs

Full Name: Frederick 'Fred' Stephen Upton
Office: U.S. House (MI) - District 6, Republican
First Elected: 11/04/1986
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 6
Primary Aug. 5, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Amey; 2 Children: Meg, Stephen
Birth Date: 04/23/1953
Birth Place: Saint Joseph, MI
Home City: Saint Joseph, MI
Religion: Protestant
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Date Title
Issue Position: Health
July 14, 2014 Hearing of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Markup of H.R. 4771, H.R. 4250, H.R. 594, H.R. 669, H.R. 4290, H.R. 4450, H.R. 5057
June 11, 2014 Hearing of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - 21st Century Cures: Examining the Role of Incentives in Advancing Treatments and Cures for Patients
June 9, 2014 Hearing of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Markup of H.R. 4299, H.R. 4709, H.R. 4631, H.R. 4795, and H.R. 4801
April 22, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of US Food and Drug Administration - Committee Presses FDA for Documents On Trial Lawyers' Role in Proposed Changes to Generic Drug Labeling
April 8, 2014 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Examining the Implementation of the Tobacco Control Act
July 16, 2013 Health Subcommittee Continues Examination of Drug Compounding
July 16, 2013 Hearing of the House Health Subcommittee of the Energy and Commerce Committee - Reforming the Drug Compounding Regulatory Framework
June 3, 2013 Animal Drug and Animal Generic Drug User Fee Reauthorization Act of 2013
April 19, 2013 Law Enforcement Lauds Upton's Actions on OxyContin
April 17, 2013 Upton and Coburn Issue Statement on FDA Opioid Drug Application Ruling
June 20, 2012 Upton's Bipartisan Jobs, Medical Innovation Bill Sails through House -- Set to Reach President's Desk by Independence Day
May 31, 2012 Upton Highlights Importance of FDA Reform Act to Michigan Job Creators, Patients, and Medical Innovation
May 30, 2012 Food and Drug Administration Reform Act
Feb. 9, 2012 Hearing of the Subcommittee on Health of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Review of the Proposed Generic Drug and Biosimilars User Fees and Further Examination of Drug Shortages
Oct. 27, 2011 Ongoing Investigation Reveals Chinese Firms Linked to Contaminated Heparin Still Supplying Crude Heparin to U.S.
July 7, 2011 Health Subcommittee Examines FDA Regulatory Process
Dec. 16, 2010 Leading House Republicans Decry FDA Move on Breast Cancer Drug as a First Step Towards Rationing Care
March 30, 2009 Dextromethorphan Distribution Act of 2009
March 3, 2009 Bono Mack Works to Prevent Abuse of Over-the-Counter Drugs
Oct. 15, 2007 House Passes Upton Cough Syrup Bill
Oct. 15, 2007 Dextromethorphan Distribution Act of 2007
Sept. 27, 2007 Committee Approves Upton's "Cough Syrup" Bill to Save Kids' Lives
Feb. 16, 2007 Upton's Bipartisan "Cough Syrup" Bill Will Save Kids' Lives
Feb. 7, 2007 Upton Hails Passage of Bill to Clean Up Meth Labs
Dec. 6, 2006 Upton Bill to Protect Kids Passes House
Dec. 6, 2006 Dextromethorphan Distribution Act of 2006
May 18, 2006 Upton Works to Waive Late Fee for Seniors Signing Up for Prescription Drug Plan
April 18, 2006 Upton to Seniors: Less than 4 Weeks Remain to Select Prescription Drug Plans
March 9, 2006 Upton Pays Tribute to SW Michigan's Regional Methamphetamine Taskforces
March 9, 2006 Office of National Drug Control Policy Reauthorization Act of 2005
Nov. 14, 2005 Upton: Real Drug Savings Right Around the Corner for Seniors
Sept. 22, 2005 100 Days Until New Medicare Drug Benefit Kicks In
June 29, 2005 New Steroids Policy for Professional Athletes Passes Committee
April 26, 2005 Upton Co-Authors Bill Creating National Drug Testing Standard for Professional Athletes
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