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H.R. 3174: Fairness to Pet Owners Act of 2015

Title: Fairness to Pet Owners Act of 2015

Introduced: Jul 23, 2015 (114th Congress)

Sponsor: Rep. Jason Chaffetz [R-UT3]

Status: Referred to Committee - Referred to the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade.

Summary: Fairness to Pet Owners Act of 2015 Directs the Federal Trade Commission 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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