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H.R. 1503: Orange Book Transparency Act of 2019

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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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Robin Kelly

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

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Last Updated: May 9, 2019
Length: 9 pages
Introduced
Mar 5, 2019
Status

Passed House (Senate next) on May 8, 2019

This bill passed in the House on May 8, 2019 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis
19% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

U.S. House Passes Rep. Kellys Bill to Increase Access to Lower-Cost Generic Drugs
    — Rep. Robin Kelly [D-IL2] (Sponsor) on May 8, 2019

Dingell, Health Subcommittee Advance Bills to Lower Prescription Drug Costs & Make Healthcare More Affordable
    — Rep. Debbie Dingell [D-MI12] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 27, 2019

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

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform: SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 1503 will add $1 million in new spending through 2024.

History

Mar 5, 2019
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

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 3, 2019
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

May 8, 2019
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 1503 is 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.

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