H.R. 1862 (107th): Greater Access to Affordable Pharmaceuticals Act of 2001


May 16, 2001
107th Congress, 2001–2002

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 16, 2001, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Sherrod Brown

Representative for Ohio's 13th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 16, 2001
Length: 24 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to provide greater access to affordable pharmaceuticals.

Summary (CRS)

5/16/2001--Introduced.Greater Access to Affordable Pharmaceuticals Act of 2001 - Amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to provide for an accelerated date of approval for a generic drug application.Allows ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 16, 2001

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1862”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


62 cosponsors (54D, 7R, 1I) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 812 (identical)

Passed Senate
Last Action: Jul 31, 2002

H.Res. 517 (rule)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 5, 2002

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