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H.R. 4439: Creating Hope Reauthorization Act


The text of the bill below is as of Sep 20, 2019 (Introduced).


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116th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 4439

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

September 20, 2019

(for himself, Mr. McCaul, Ms. Speier, Mr. Kelly of Pennsylvania, Mr. Engel, Mr. Bilirakis, Ms. Kelly of Illinois, Mr. Hudson, Mr. Rush, and Mr. Mullin) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce

A BILL

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

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Short title

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

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Providing for permanent authority to issue priority review vouchers to encourage treatments for rare pediatric diseases

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