Summary

To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to improve the safety of drugs. Read More

Status

This bill was introduced on Sep 22, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not passed.

Date Introduced
Sep 22, 2011

Bill Text

A BILL

To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to improve the safety of drugs.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

This Act may be cited as the ``Safeguarding America's Pharmaceuticals Act of 2011''.

SEC. 2. TABLE OF CONTENTS.

The table of contents of this Act is as follows:

Sec. 1. Short title. Sec. 2. Table of contents. Sec. 3. Destruction of counterfeit drugs offered for import. Sec. 4. Interim provisions to assure the safety of the wholesale distribution of prescription drugs. Sec. 5. Unique standardized numerical identifiers for each prescription drug. Sec. 6. Prescription drug identification and tracking system. Sec. 7. Uniform national standards. Sec. 8. Requirements for licensure of wholesale distributors. Sec. 9. Injunctions; civil penalties. Sec. 10. State enforcement of Federal requirements. Sec. 11. Study on threats to domestic prescription drug supply chain.

SEC. 3. DESTRUCTION OF COUNTERFEIT DRUGS OFFERED FOR IMPORT.

Section 801(a) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (21 U.S.C. 381(a)) is amended-- (1) in the third sentence-- (A) by striking ``or (2) such'' and inserting ``(2) such''; and (B) by striking ``or (3) such'' and inserting ``(3) such''; and (C) by striking ``or (4) such'' and inserting ``(4) such''; and (D) by inserting `` or (5) such article is a counterfeit drug,'' before ``then such article shall be refused admission''; and (2) in the last sentence, by striking ``Clause (2) of the third sentence of this...

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