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  • Drug Quality and Security Act


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    Senator Lamar Alexander

    From: TN

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-11-18

    ALEXANDER. Mr. President, this afternoon the Senate passed and sent to the President legislation that Tennesseans and Americans will welcome because it deals with the terrifying fungal meningitis outbreak...



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    Senator John McCain

    From: AZ

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-11-18

    McCAIN. While the Senator is on the floor, I wish to thank my colleague from Tennessee for this legislation and the hard work he has done on it. Also, there was significant pain and difficulties experienced...



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    Senator Michael F. Bennet

    From: CO

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-11-14

    BENNET. I have to say what a joy it is to see the Presiding Officer in that Chair, and welcome to the Senate. I am here to talk about the Drug Quality and Security Act for a few minutes because at...



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    Senator Patrick J. Leahy

    From: VT

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-11-14

    LEAHY. Mr. President, I realize the Presiding Officer is not allowed to respond, but I want to add my words to those of the distinguished Senator from Colorado that I am delighted to see the Senator...



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    Senator Pat Roberts

    From: KS

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-11-14

    ROBERTS. Mr. President, I come to the floor today to speak in support of the Drug Quality and Security Act, H.R. 3204. Getting this bill to where it is today--and I thank the leader for just making that...



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    Senator Barbara A. Mikulski

    From: MD

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-11-14

    MIKULSKI. Mr. President, I am here today to talk about the Drug Quality and Security Act. This legislation does two things. First, it improves the regulation of compounding pharmacies, and second, it...



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    Senator Harry Reid

    From: NV

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-11-14

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    Senator Edward J. Markey

    From: MA

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-11-13

    MARKEY. Madam President, I wish to begin by thanking Chairman Harkin, Ranking Member Alexander, Senators Franken and Roberts, and all of their staffs for their tremendous leadership on this bill. This...



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    Senator Roy Blunt

    From: MO

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-11-13

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    Senator Richard Burr

    From: NC

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-11-13

    BURR. We have heard about horror stories. I want to talk about another one, the bill that is in front of the Senate today, the Drug Quality and Security Act. The Senate has an important opportunity...



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    Senator Daniel Coats

    From: IN

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-11-13

    COATS. Madam President, there is an old expression used by many Hoosiers and others across America that is time tested: Your word is your bond. In Indiana, as in so many other places across our country,...



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    Senator Elizabeth Warren

    From: MA

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-11-13

    WARREN. Madam President, I ask unanimous consent that the order for the quorum call be rescinded. The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered. Ms. WARREN. Madam President, I ask unanimous...



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    Representative Fred Upton

    From: MI District 6

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-09-28

    UPTON. Mr. Speaker, I move to suspend the rules and pass the bill (H.R. 3204) to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to human drug compounding and drug supply chain security,...



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    Representative Joseph R. Pitts

    From: PA District 16

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-09-28

    PITTS. Mr. Speaker, I am very pleased that the House is considering today H.R. 3204, the Drug Quality and Security Act. This legislation would address two important issues affecting the quality and...



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    Representative Frank Pallone Jr.

    From: NJ District 6

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-09-28

    PALLONE. Thank you, Mr. Waxman. Mr. Speaker, I rise in support of the Drug Quality and Security Act. This bill represents a bipartisan, bicameral effort to clarify current pharmaceutical compounding...



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    Representative Robert E. Latta

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    Date: 2013-09-28

    LATTA. I thank the chairman for yielding. Mr. Speaker, I rise today in support of the Drug Quality and Security Act of 2013. Title II of this legislation, Drug Supply Chain Security, is based on H.R....



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    Representative H. Morgan Griffith

    From: VA District 9

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-09-28

    GRIFFITH of Virginia. Mr. Speaker, I thank Subcommittee Chairman Pitts for giving me the freedom to work on this. I appreciate it very much. It has been a year since last fall's fungal meningitis outbreak...



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    Representative Diana DeGette

    From: CO District 1

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-09-28

    DeGETTE. Mr. Speaker, almost exactly 1 year ago, as you've heard, there was a tragic meningitis outbreak in Massachusetts; 64 people lost their lives, and 750 people were sickened. In the investigation...



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    Representative Michael C. Burgess

    From: TX District 26

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-09-28

    BURGESS. I thank the chairman for yielding. Mr. Speaker, as an original cosponsor and as a negotiator of the House legislation, I rise in the strongest support of the track-and- trace provisions which...



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    Representative Gene Green

    From: TX District 29

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-09-28

    GREEN of Texas. Mr. Speaker, I rise in strong support of the Drug Quality and Security Act. This important bill is the result of weeks of bipartisan and bicameral negotiations. I want to thank my colleagues,...



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    Representative Tim Murphy

    From: PA District 18

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-09-28

    MURPHY of Pennsylvania. I thank the chairman. Mr. Speaker, we are here today in part to deal with the issue of the compounding pharmacies which allows the FDA to have greater oversight over interstate...



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    Representative Rosa L. DeLauro

    From: CT District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-09-28

    DeLAURO. Mr. Speaker, I rise in opposition to the act before us. I support the track-and-trace provisions to prevent fake medication from entering the drug supply, and I commend the ranking member for...



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    Representative Eliot L. Engel

    From: NY District 16

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-09-28

    ENGEL. I thank the gentleman for yielding to me, and I rise in support of this compromise legislation before us today. I believe that H.R. 3204 will enable our country to further secure our pharmaceutical...



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    Representative Jared Polis

    From: CO District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-09-28

    POLIS. Mr. Speaker, I rise in support of H.R. 3204, the Drug Quality Security Act. The merits of this legislation are clear: it provides additional oversight of the preparation of compound medications....



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    Representative Pete Sessions

    From: TX District 32

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-09-28

    SESSIONS. Mr. Speaker, I rise concerning certain provisions of H.R. 3204, legislation addressing human drug compounding and drug supply chain security. This legislation confirms that Section 503(A),...