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.
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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 it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
25 Cosponsors (13 Democrats, 12 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“Congressman Marino to Hold Hearing on Drug Competition and Pricing with FDA Commissioner Gottlieb”
— Rep. Tom Marino [R-PA12, 2019-2019] (Sponsor) on Jul 26, 2017
“Congressman Francis Rooneys statement on the Presidents plan to lower drug prices”
— Rep. Francis Rooney [R-FL19, 2017-2020] (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
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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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