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H.R.1406 Fairness to Pet Owners Act of 2011, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Apr 06, 2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Energy and Commerce - Health

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  • 53% of users support H.R.1406

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    Highest Rated User Comments

    • On January 09, 2013, by cybelmoon - Seriously you idiot? this is so you can go to TARGET or WALMART. clearly you are a retard and non pet owner

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      As noted by cybelmoon, a user on OpenCongress.org, on January 09, 2013, "Seriously you idiot? this is so you can go to TARGET or WALMART. clearly you are a retard and non pet owner"
    • On May 06, 2011, by SignOfTheDollar - No doubt the 1-800-PETMEDS lobby is behind this.

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      As noted by SignOfTheDollar, a user on OpenCongress.org, on May 06, 2011, "No doubt the 1-800-PETMEDS lobby is behind this."

    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • Federal Register | Workshop on Pet Medications Issues - July 07, 2012 by Federal Trade Commission - Federal legislation proposed in House Bill 1406 (“H.R. 1406” or “the Bill”) would require veterinarians to provide clients with written prescriptions for all pet medications, regardless of whether requested, and to inform clients of ...

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      As noted by Federal Trade Commission on July 07, 2012, "Federal legislation proposed in House Bill 1406 (“H.R. 1406” or “the Bill”) would require veterinarians to provide clients with written prescriptions for all pet medications, regardless of whether requested, and to inform clients of ..." (/url?q=https://www.federalregister.gov/articles/2012/07/09/2012-16594/workshop-on-pet-medications-issues&sa=U&ei=E0YDULrjDYWZ2QX84-muCw&ved=0CCsQmAEwAw&usg=AFQjCNEK_WRX8gIb9BhhHoGA3dCPWLGhBQ)
    • AVMA Continues Opposition to Fairness to Pet Owners Act - June 27, 2012 by AVMA@Work Editor - We continue to get requests from members for updates on the status of H.R. 1406, also known as the Fairness to Pet Owners Act. This legislation would require a veterinarian to write a prescription whether or not he or she will ...

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      As noted by AVMA@Work Editor on June 27, 2012, "We continue to get requests from members for updates on the status of H.R. 1406, also known as the Fairness to Pet Owners Act. This legislation would require a veterinarian to write a prescription whether or not he or she will ..." (/url?q=http://atwork.avma.org/2012/06/27/avma-continues-opposition-to-fairness-to-pet-owners-act/&sa=U&ei=E0YDULrjDYWZ2QX84-muCw&ved=0CCcQmAEwAg&usg=AFQjCNF0D6HcXJrdj2hIu_W0zsVeC1D6Lw)
    • Vet Critic – Bill & Hearing Watch – AVMA@Work – American ... - June 16, 2012 by AVMA@Work Editor - H.R. 1406 – Fairness to Pet Owners Act – Legislation would require veterinarians to write a prescription at the time of prescribing a product for a companion animal, regardless of whether or not a client wishes to have their ...

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      As noted by AVMA@Work Editor on June 16, 2012, "H.R. 1406 – Fairness to Pet Owners Act – Legislation would require veterinarians to write a prescription at the time of prescribing a product for a companion animal, regardless of whether or not a client wishes to have their ..." (/url?q=http://vetcritic.com/bill-hearing-watch-avmawork-american-veterinary-medical/&sa=U&ei=dDPeT7avDKv06AGKlNWmCw&ved=0CCEQmAEwAQ&usg=AFQjCNEP6r9v-rkQ4b8_zJvG886zfszOJg)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Protect your pet’s prescription drug rights - March 28, 2012 by Examiner - New legislation is in committee that would impose new stipulations on veterinary prescription drugs. H.R. 1406, Fairness to Pet Owners Act of 2011, was introduced April 6, 2011 by Rep. Jim Matheson. While this bill may cause administrative burdens on ...

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      As noted by Examiner on March 28, 2012, "New legislation is in committee that would impose new stipulations on veterinary prescription drugs. H.R. 1406, Fairness to Pet Owners Act of 2011, was introduced April 6, 2011 by Rep. Jim Matheson. While this bill may cause administrative burdens on ..." (http://www.examiner.com/animal-welfare-in-lafayette-la/protect-your-pet-s-prescription-drug-rights)
    • Katherine Lipstate - March 28, 2012 by Examiner - Legislation is in committee that would impose new stipulations on veterinary prescription drugs. H.R. 1406, Fairness to Pet Owners Act of 2011, was introduced April 6, 2011 by Rep. Jim Matheson.While this bill may cause administrative burdens on...

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      As noted by Examiner on March 28, 2012, "Legislation is in committee that would impose new stipulations on veterinary prescription drugs. H.R. 1406, Fairness to Pet Owners Act of 2011, was introduced April 6, 2011 by Rep. Jim Matheson.While this bill may cause administrative burdens on..." (http://www.examiner.com/animal-welfare-14-in-lafayette-la/katherine-lipstate)
    • Changes for pet prescriptions - February 01, 2012 by msnbc.com - It's called ‘The Fairness to Pet Owners Act of 2011' or H.R. 1406 Veterinary organizations are already speaking out about a bill in its beginning stages, saying these regulations are redundant and could be dangerous in the long run. Concern from vet ...

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      As noted by msnbc.com on February 01, 2012, "It's called ‘The Fairness to Pet Owners Act of 2011' or H.R. 1406 Veterinary organizations are already speaking out about a bill in its beginning stages, saying these regulations are redundant and could be dangerous in the long run. Concern from vet ..." (http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/46220133)
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