Bill Summary - Counterfeit Drug Enforcement Act of 2009
H.R. 2726 - Tim Fagan Law
This issue brief is a summary of H.R. 2726 - The Counterfeit Drug Enforcement Act of 2009, also known as the Tim Fagan Law. The Law increases penalties for the illegal sale or trade of Rx drugs knowingly adulterated or misbranded, or misrepresented as approved. Fines in accordance with Title 18 USC, prison term up to life.
The Pew Prescription Project promotes consumer safety through reforms in the approval, manufacture, and marketing of prescription drugs.