H.R.4023 - Fairness to Pet Owners Act of 2014

To promote competition and help consumers save money by giving them the freedom to choose where they buy prescription pet medications, and for other purposes. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: To promote competition and help consumers save money by giving them the freedom to choose where they buy prescription pet medications, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Fairness to Pet Owners Act of 2014 as introduced.

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Official Summary

Fairness to Pet Owners Act of 2014 - Directs the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to require prescribers of animal drugs to verify prescriptions and provide copies of prescriptions to pet owners, pet owner designees, and pharmacies, without the prescriber demanding payment or establishing oth

Official Summary

Fairness to Pet Owners Act of 2014 - Directs the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to require prescribers of animal drugs to verify prescriptions and provide copies of prescriptions to pet owners, pet owner designees, and pharmacies, without the prescriber demanding payment or establishing other conditions. Applies these requirements to medication for a domesticated household animal that consumers are not allowed to purchase without a prescription. Treats a violation of this Act as an unfair or deceptive act or practice under the Federal Trade Commission Act.

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