H. R. 4439
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
September 20, 2019
Mr. Butterfield (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
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.
This Act may be cited as the
Creating Hope Reauthorization Act.
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).