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H.R. 2051 (115th): FAST Generics Act of 2017

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To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to ensure that eligible product developers have competitive access to approved drugs and licensed biological products, so as to enable eligible product developers to develop and test new products, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

David McKinley

Sponsor. Representative for West Virginia's 1st congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Apr 6, 2017
Length: 15 pages
Introduced
Apr 6, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 6, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

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What stakeholders are saying

Coalition to Reduce Spending: The Coalition to Reduce Spending supports the Fair Access for Safe and Timely (“FAST”) Generics Act. The bill would provide a solution to abusive, anticompetitive business practices that increase costs to the American health care system by impeding patient access to ...

History

Apr 6, 2017
 
Introduced

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H.R. 2051 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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