S. 1191 (104th): Consumer Access to Prescription Drugs Act of 1995

Introduced:
Aug 11, 1995 (104th Congress, 1995–1996)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
David Pryor
Senator from Arkansas
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Aug 11, 1995
Length
5 pages
 
Status

This bill was introduced on August 11, 1995, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Aug 11, 1995
Referred to Committee Aug 11, 1995
 
Full Title

A bill to provide for the availability of certain generic human and animal drugs, and for other purposes.

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Cosponsors
none
Committees

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

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8/11/1995--Introduced.
Consumer Access to Prescription Drugs Act of 1995 - Regulates the patent expiration date regarding new drug and new animal drug applications submitted before June 8, 1995 (or submitted after that date but with substantial investment before that date).
Declares that the remedies of certain patent provisions shall not apply to acts that were commenced (or that had substantial investment) before that date and that became infringing by reason of specified provisions of the Uruguay Round Agreements Act. Restricts the circumstances in which equitable remuneration may be awarded.
Sets forth what constitutes:
(1) acts commenced prior to that date; and
(2) substantial investment.
Specifies the application approval and judicial circumstances to which this Act applies.

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