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H.R. 1503 (116th): Orange Book Transparency Act of 2020


To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act regarding the list under section 505(j)(7) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Robin Kelly

Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Dec 15, 2020
Length: 5 pages
Introduced
Mar 5, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 5, 2021

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on January 5, 2021.

Law
Pub.L. 116-290
Cosponsors

13 Cosponsors (11 Democrats, 2 Republicans)

Source

Position statements

What legislators are saying

icymi: Carter, energy and commerce republicans criticize speaker pelosi for putting \"politics over progress\"
    — Rep. Earl “Buddy” Carter [R-GA1] on Sep 19, 2019

McKinley Calls for a Bipartisan Solution to Lower Prescription Drug Prices
    — Rep. David McKinley [R-WV1] on Dec 12, 2019

My Votes – Week of May 6
    — Rep. Cathy Rodgers [R-WA5] on May 10, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 1503 will add $1 million in new spending through 2024.

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

H.R. 19: Lower Costs, More Cures Act of 2019

Introduced on Dec 9, 2019. 2% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Mar 5, 2019
 
Introduced

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Mar 13, 2019
 
Considered by Health

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Mar 27, 2019
 
Considered by Health

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Apr 3, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

May 2, 2019
 
Reported by House Committee on Energy and Commerce

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

May 8, 2019
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Dec 7, 2020
 
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 10, 2020
 
House Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

Jan 5, 2021
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 1503 (116th) 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1503. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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