To amend the Federal Trade Commission Act to prohibit anticompetitive behaviors by drug product manufacturers, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Rhode Island's 1st congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Dec 24, 2020
Length: 16 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on November 21, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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5 Cosponsors (3 Republicans, 2 Democrats)
What legislators are saying
“Cicilline, DiPalma Highlight Work to Lower Prescription Drug Costs”
— Rep. David Cicilline [D-RI1] (Sponsor) on Feb 18, 2020
“Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 5133, the Affordable Prescriptions for Patients Through Promoting Competition Act of 2019”
— Rep. Jerrold Nadler [D-NY10] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 20, 2019
Nov 18, 2019
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Nov 20, 2019
Considered by House Committee on the Judiciary
A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.
Nov 21, 2019
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Apr 28, 2021
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2873.
H.R. 5133 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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