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S. 1224: Stop STALLING Act

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A bill to enable the Federal Trade Commission to deter filing of sham citizen petitions to cover an attempt to interfere with approval of a competing generic drug or biosimilar, to foster competition, and facilitate the efficient review of petitions filed in good faith to raise legitimate public health concerns, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Amy Klobuchar

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Minnesota. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jun 28, 2019
Length: 14 pages
Introduced
Apr 29, 2019
Status

Ordered Reported on Jun 27, 2019

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on June 27, 2019.

Prognosis
19% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Welch Joins Bipartisan Coalition in Introducing Legislation to Stop Brand Name Company Abuse of FDA Drug Approval Process
    — Rep. Peter Welch [D-VT0] on Apr 30, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform: SpendingTracker.org estimates S. 1224 will save $106 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.

Jun 20, 2019
 
Considered by Senate Committee on the Judiciary

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Jun 27, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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Passed Senate

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

S. 1224 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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