Preservation of Antibiotics for Medical Treatment Act (PAMTA) of 2015

(H.R. 1552)

This bill would amend the federal FD&C Act to preserve the effectiveness of medically important antimicrobials used in the treatment of human and animal diseases.

Status: Rep. Louise Slaughter (D-N.Y.-25) introduced H.R. 1552 on March 23, 2015, and it was referred to the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Health.

AVMA Position: Active Pursuit of Defeat
Primary Contact: Dr. Ashley Morgan

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