S. 122 - Safe and Affordable Drugs from Canada Act of 2015

Health. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to allow for the personal importation of safe and affordable drugs from approved pharmacies in Canada. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Safe and Affordable Drugs from Canada Act of 2015

S. 122 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to allow for the personal importation of safe and affordable drugs from approved pharmacies in Canada. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to allow for the personal importation of safe and affordable drugs from approved pharmacies in Canada.
Other Titles
  • Safe and Affordable Drugs from Canada Act of 2015
  • Safe and Affordable Drugs from Canada Act of 2015
Sponsor
John McCain
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Health
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Canada
  • Department of Health and Human Services
  • Drug safety, medical device, and laboratory regulation
  • Government information and archives
  • Prescription drugs
  • Trade restrictions
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Major Actions
Introduced1/08/2015
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced1/08/2015
1/08/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
1/08/2015Introduced in Senate
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

supported this bill

Elderly issues/Social Security$224,126
Consumer groups$750
$224,876

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Safe and Affordable Drugs from Canada Act of 2015

2 organizations supported this bill

National Retiree Legislative Network
National Retiree Legislative Network (2015, October 21). The NRLN Clarion Call … Building the NRLN’s Brand on Capitol Hill . Retrieved November 29, 2015, from NRLN.
rxrights
RxRights (2015, June 19). Tell Congress: Americans Need Relief from High Rx Prices. Retrieved November 29, 2015, from RxRights.org.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 114th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, November 29, 2010 – November 28, 2016.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$0$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$10,500$0
John BarrassoRWY$0$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$5,150$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$2,000$0
Roy BluntRMO$0$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$0$0
John BoozmanRAR$500$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$8,975$0
Richard BurrRNC$2,000$0
Maria CantwellDWA$0$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$1,500$0
Ben CardinDMD$2,000$0
Tom CarperDDE$2,000$0
Bob CaseyDPA$6,500$0
Bill CassidyRLA$0$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$3,000$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$0
Bob CorkerRTN$0$0
John CornynRTX$0$0
Tom CottonRAR$0$0
Mike CrapoRID$0$0
Ted CruzRTX$0$0
Steve DainesRMT$0$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$6,000$0
Dick DurbinDIL$2,000$0
Mike EnziRWY$250$0
Joni ErnstRIA$0$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0
Deb FischerRNE$250$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$0
Al FrankenDMN$2,800$0
Cory GardnerRCO$0$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$4,000$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$1,000$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$9,499$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$6,000$0
Dean HellerRNV$0$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$6,219$0
John HoevenRND$0$0
Jim InhofeROK$0$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0
Tim KaineDVA$11,000$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$2,000$0
Mark KirkRIL$1,250$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$2,200$0
James LankfordROK$0$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$0
Mike LeeRUT$0$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$5,787$0
John McCainRAZ$0$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,200$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,000$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$4,250$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$5,274$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$2,000$0
Jerry MoranRKS$0$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0
Chris MurphyDCT$15,450$0
Patty MurrayDWA$3,270$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$11,000$0
Rand PaulRKY$0$0
David PerdueRGA$0$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$4,000$0
Rob PortmanROH$5,500$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$1,000$0
Harry ReidDNV$2,500$0
Jim RischRID$0$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0
Mike RoundsRSD$0$0
Marco RubioRFL$0$0
Bernie SandersIVT$3,725$0
Ben SasseRNE$0$0
Brian SchatzDHI$9,480$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$2,000$0
Tim ScottRSC$1,250$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$7,747$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$9,250$0
Dan SullivanRAK$0$0
Jon TesterDMT$8,500$0
John ThuneRSD$1,000$0
Thom TillisRNC$0$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$500$0
Tom UdallDNM$3,000$0
David VitterRLA$0$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$1,250$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$11,000$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$2,000$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0
Ron WydenDOR$3,350$0

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Legislator Filters
NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$0$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$10,500$0
John BarrassoRWY$0$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$5,150$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$2,000$0
Roy BluntRMO$0$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$0$0
John BoozmanRAR$500$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$8,975$0
Richard BurrRNC$2,000$0
Maria CantwellDWA$0$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$1,500$0
Ben CardinDMD$2,000$0
Tom CarperDDE$2,000$0
Bob CaseyDPA$6,500$0
Bill CassidyRLA$0$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$3,000$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$0
Bob CorkerRTN$0$0
John CornynRTX$0$0
Tom CottonRAR$0$0
Mike CrapoRID$0$0
Ted CruzRTX$0$0
Steve DainesRMT$0$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$6,000$0
Dick DurbinDIL$2,000$0
Mike EnziRWY$250$0
Joni ErnstRIA$0$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0
Deb FischerRNE$250$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$0
Al FrankenDMN$2,800$0
Cory GardnerRCO$0$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$4,000$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$1,000$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$9,499$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$6,000$0
Dean HellerRNV$0$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$6,219$0
John HoevenRND$0$0
Jim InhofeROK$0$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0
Tim KaineDVA$11,000$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$2,000$0
Mark KirkRIL$1,250$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$2,200$0
James LankfordROK$0$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$0
Mike LeeRUT$0$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$5,787$0
John McCainRAZ$0$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,200$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,000$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$4,250$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$5,274$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$2,000$0
Jerry MoranRKS$0$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0
Chris MurphyDCT$15,450$0
Patty MurrayDWA$3,270$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$11,000$0
Rand PaulRKY$0$0
David PerdueRGA$0$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$4,000$0
Rob PortmanROH$5,500$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$1,000$0
Harry ReidDNV$2,500$0
Jim RischRID$0$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0
Mike RoundsRSD$0$0
Marco RubioRFL$0$0
Bernie SandersIVT$3,725$0
Ben SasseRNE$0$0
Brian SchatzDHI$9,480$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$2,000$0
Tim ScottRSC$1,250$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$7,747$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$9,250$0
Dan SullivanRAK$0$0
Jon TesterDMT$8,500$0
John ThuneRSD$1,000$0
Thom TillisRNC$0$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$500$0
Tom UdallDNM$3,000$0
David VitterRLA$0$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$1,250$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$11,000$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$2,000$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0
Ron WydenDOR$3,350$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Elderly issues/Social Security$224,126
Consumer groups$750

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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