To promote competition in the market for drugs and biological products by facilitating the timely entry of lower-cost generic and biosimilar versions of those drugs and biological products.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 10th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Apr 27, 2017
Length: 20 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on April 27, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Congressman Francis Rooneys statement on the Presidents plan to lower drug prices”
— Rep. Francis Rooney [R-FL19] (Co-sponsor) on May 14, 2018
“Culberson Applauds Legislation to Save Patients Money on Prescription Drugs”
— Rep. John Culberson [R-TX7, 2001-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 15, 2018
What stakeholders are saying
Apr 27, 2017
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H.R. 2212 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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