To enhance competition for prescription drugs by increasing the ability of the Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission to enforce existing antitrust laws regarding biologic and biosimilar products, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Maryland's 3rd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jul 23, 2018
Length: 8 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on July 23, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Jul 23, 2018
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H.R. 6478 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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