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H.R. 2375: Preserve Access to Affordable Generics and Biosimilars Act

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To prohibit prescription drug companies from compensating other prescription drug companies to delay the entry of a generic drug, biosimilar biological product, or interchangeable biological product into the market.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Jerrold Nadler

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 10th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Apr 29, 2019
Length: 20 pages
Introduced
Apr 29, 2019
Status

Ordered Reported on Apr 30, 2019

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on April 30, 2019.

Prognosis
81% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

House Judiciary Unanimously Passes Bipartisan Bills to Lower Prescription Drug Prices
    — Rep. Jerrold Nadler [D-NY10] (Sponsor) on Apr 30, 2019

Congressman Cohen Works to Lower Prescription Drug Costs
    — Rep. Steve Cohen [D-TN9] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 30, 2019

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 2375, the Preserve Access to Affordable Generics and Biosimilars Act
    — Rep. Jerrold Nadler [D-NY10] (Sponsor) on Apr 30, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 2375 will save $544 million through 2029.

History

Apr 29, 2019
 
Introduced

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

Apr 30, 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.

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Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 2375 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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