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H.R. 2212 (115th): CREATES Act of 2017

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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

Tom Marino

Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 10th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Apr 27, 2017
Length: 20 pages
Introduced
Apr 27, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 27, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

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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] (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

Coalition to Reduce Spending: The Coalition to Reduce Spending supports the passage of the CREATES Act as a market-based solution that allows manufacturers the ability to purchase the samples they need to bring more affordable FDA-approved drugs to market. Public estimates are that CREATES would ...

History

Apr 27, 2017
 
Introduced

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H.R. 2212 (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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