S. 316 (110th): Preserve Access to Affordable Generics Act


Jan 17, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 27, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Herbert “Herb” Kohl

Senator from Wisconsin



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Last Updated: Feb 27, 2007
Length: 12 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to prohibit brand name drug companies from compensating generic drug companies to delay the entry of a generic drug into the market.

Summary (CRS)

2/27/2007--Reported to Senate without amendment.Preserve Access to Affordable Generics Act - Amends the Clayton Act to make it unlawful for a person, in connection with the sale of a drug ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 17, 2007

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Feb 27, 2007
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 316”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


10 cosponsors (9D, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 3582 (109th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 27, 2006

S. 369 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Oct 15, 2009

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