Summary: S.1077 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for S.1077. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in Senate (05/09/2017)

Changing the Culture of the FDA Act

This bill requires the Food and Drug Administration to amend its mission statement to take responsibility for protecting the public health by considering the danger of addiction and overdose death when approving and regulating prescription opioid medications. (Opioid medications are drugs with effects similar to opium, such as certain pain medications.)