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H.R. 4439 (116th): Creating Hope Reauthorization Act


The text of the bill below is as of Sep 30, 2020 (Received by the Senate). The bill was not enacted into law.


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116th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 4439

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

September 30 (legislative day, September 29), 2020

Received

AN ACT

To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to extend the authority of the Secretary of Health and Human Services to issue priority review vouchers to encourage treatments for rare pediatric diseases.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Creating Hope Reauthorization Act.

2.

Extension of authority to issue priority review vouchers to encourage treatments for rare pediatric diseases

Section 529(b)(5) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (21 U.S.C. 360ff(b)(5)) is amended—

(1)

by striking December 11, 2020 each place it appears and inserting September 30, 2024; and

(2)

in subparagraph (B), by striking December 11, 2022 and inserting September 30, 2026.

Passed the House of Representatives September 29, 2020.

Cheryl L. Johnson,

Clerk