Drug Supply Act

An Act to ensure the necessary supply of patented drugs in cases of domestic emergency or to deal with crises in countries that receive assistance from Canada

This bill was last introduced in the 37th Parliament, 3rd Session, which ended in May 2004.

This bill was previously introduced in the 37th Parliament, 2nd Session.

Sponsor

Lorne Nystrom  NDP

Introduced as a private member’s bill. (These don’t often become law.)

Status

Not active, as of Oct. 28, 2002
(This bill did not become law.)

Elsewhere

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Drug Supply ActRoutine Proceedings

October 28th, 2002 / 3:10 p.m.
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NDP

Lorne Nystrom NDP Regina—Qu'Appelle, SK

moved for leave to introduce Bill C-261, an act to ensure the necessary supply of patented drugs in cases of domestic emergency or to deal with crises in countries that receive assistance from Canada.

Mr. Speaker, this is an enactment to provide for the development of a plan for the supply of drugs to protect the public from biological and biochemical aggression by means of terrorism or warfare. The plan includes the provision for necessary powers and reasonable compensation for drug suppliers and a proposal for any amendments to the Patent Act.

(Motions deemed adopted, bill read the first time and printed)