H.R. 6257 (109th): Access to Life-Saving Medicine Act


Sep 29, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 29, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Henry Waxman

Representative for California's 30th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 29, 2006
Length: 39 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for the licensing of comparable biological products, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

9/29/2006--Introduced.Access to Life-Saving Medicine Act - Amends the Public Health Service Act to establish a process for the approval of a comparable biological product based on its similarity to a ... Read more >

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Sep 29, 2006

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 6257”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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S. 4016 (Related)
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 29, 2006

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