S. 316 - Preserve Access to Affordable Generics Act

Business. 110th Congress (2007-2008) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to prohibit brand name drug companies from compensating generic drug companies to delay the entry of a generic drug into the market. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has passed through committee and has been put on a legislative calendar. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Preserve Access to Affordable Generics Act

S. 316 — 110th Congress (2007–2008)

Summary
A bill to prohibit brand name drug companies from compensating generic drug companies to delay the entry of a generic drug into the market. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to prohibit brand name drug companies from compensating generic drug companies to delay the entry of a generic drug into the market.
Other Titles
  • Preserve Access to Affordable Generics Act
  • Preserve Access to Affordable Generics Act
Sponsor
Herbert Kohl
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Business
  • Antitrust law
  • Competition
  • Congress
  • Congressional reporting requirements
  • Criminal investigation
  • Criminal justice
  • Drug industry
  • Generic drugs
  • Governmental investigations
  • Intellectual property
  • Marketing
  • Medical care
  • Medicine
  • Patent infringement
  • Pharmaceutical research
  • Restrictive trade practices
  • Science policy
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Major Actions
Introduced1/17/2007
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced1/17/2007
1/17/2007Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S679)
1/17/2007Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
1/17/2007Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
2/15/2007Committee on the Judiciary. Approved for reporting without amendment favorably.
2/27/2007Committee on the Judiciary. Reported by Senator Leahy without amendment. Without written report.
Put on a legislative calendar2/27/2007Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 59.
3/07/2007Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights. Hearings held.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from Pharmaceutical manufacturing, which…

opposed this bill

Pharmaceutical manufacturing$6,312,735
$6,312,735

0 Organizations Supported and 2 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Preserve Access to Affordable Generics Act

0 organizations supported this bill

2 organizations opposed this bill

Generic Pharmaceutical Association
(n.d.). U.S. Pharmacist. Retrieved n.d., from .
Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America
(n.d.). U.S. Pharmacist. Retrieved n.d., from .

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 110th U.S. Congress, from Pharmaceutical manufacturing interest groups, January 1, 2003 – December 31, 2008.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$4,000
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$106,950
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$3,000
Max BaucusDMT$0$247,720
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$0$117,072
Bob BennettRUT$0$98,500
Joe BidenDDE$0$11,300
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$48,500
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$102,003
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$32,700
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$17,300
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$29,250
Jim BunningRKY$0$61,750
Richard BurrRNC$0$258,148
Robert ByrdDWV$0$32,100
Maria CantwellDWA$0$23,400
Ben CardinDMD$0$40,850
Tom CarperDDE$0$120,750
Bob CaseyDPA$0$33,000
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$83,949
Hillary ClintonDNY$0$76,699
Tom CoburnROK$0$20,051
William Thad CochranRMS$0$64,000
Norm ColemanRMN$0$119,300
Susan M. CollinsRME$0$72,800
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$82,000
Bob CorkerRTN$0$63,700
John CornynRTX$0$115,700
Larry CraigRID$0$5,600
Mike CrapoRID$0$45,580
Jim DeMintRSC$0$30,000
Chris DoddDCT$0$138,425
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$0$91,950
Pete DomeniciRNM$0$25,550
Byron DorganDND$0$6,500
Dick DurbinDIL$0$28,600
John EnsignRNV$0$90,200
Mike EnziRWY$0$144,500
Russ FeingoldDWI$0$5,450
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$34,500
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$55,250
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$101,400
Judd GreggRNH$0$123,500
Chuck HagelRNE$0$2,550
Tom HarkinDIA$0$81,550
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$231,150
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$29,250
Jim InhofeROK$0$20,250
Dan InouyeDHI$0$200
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$100,599
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$-1,500
Ted KennedyDMA$0$70,450
John F. KerryDMA$0$21,170
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$2,290
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$0$115,850
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$0$89,550
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$97,550
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$32,100
Carl LevinDMI$0$1,000
Joe LiebermanICT$0$198,540
Blanche LincolnDAR$0$88,250
Chester Trent LottRMS$0$30,000
Dick LugarRIN$0$52,850
Mel MartinezRFL$0$76,800
John McCainRAZ$0$5,000
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$6,050
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$226,700
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$194,452
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$43,271
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$55,050
Patty MurrayDWA$0$103,850
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$129,698
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$36,600
Barack ObamaDIL$0$14,580
Mark L. PryorDAR$0$31,000
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$34,100
Harry ReidDNV$0$54,000
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$82,250
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$44,000
Ken SalazarDCO$0$31,750
Bernie SandersIVT$0$420
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$49,000
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$35,000
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$19,000
Gordon SmithROR$0$113,534
Olympia SnoweRME$0$3,000
Arlen SpecterDPA$0$315,100
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$39,134
Ted StevensRAK$0$18,100
John SununuRNH$0$88,500
Jon TesterDMT$0$12,000
Craig ThomasRWY$0$22,000
John ThuneRSD$0$36,300
David VitterRLA$0$16,050
George VoinovichROH$0$64,750
John WarnerRVA$0$1,000
Jim WebbDVA$0$9,750
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$12,800
Ron WydenDOR$0$11,000

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$4,000
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$106,950
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$3,000
Max BaucusDMT$0$247,720
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$0$117,072
Bob BennettRUT$0$98,500
Joe BidenDDE$0$11,300
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$48,500
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$102,003
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$32,700
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$17,300
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$29,250
Jim BunningRKY$0$61,750
Richard BurrRNC$0$258,148
Robert ByrdDWV$0$32,100
Maria CantwellDWA$0$23,400
Ben CardinDMD$0$40,850
Tom CarperDDE$0$120,750
Bob CaseyDPA$0$33,000
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$83,949
Hillary ClintonDNY$0$76,699
Tom CoburnROK$0$20,051
William Thad CochranRMS$0$64,000
Norm ColemanRMN$0$119,300
Susan M. CollinsRME$0$72,800
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$82,000
Bob CorkerRTN$0$63,700
John CornynRTX$0$115,700
Larry CraigRID$0$5,600
Mike CrapoRID$0$45,580
Jim DeMintRSC$0$30,000
Chris DoddDCT$0$138,425
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$0$91,950
Pete DomeniciRNM$0$25,550
Byron DorganDND$0$6,500
Dick DurbinDIL$0$28,600
John EnsignRNV$0$90,200
Mike EnziRWY$0$144,500
Russ FeingoldDWI$0$5,450
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$34,500
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$55,250
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$101,400
Judd GreggRNH$0$123,500
Chuck HagelRNE$0$2,550
Tom HarkinDIA$0$81,550
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$231,150
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$29,250
Jim InhofeROK$0$20,250
Dan InouyeDHI$0$200
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$100,599
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$-1,500
Ted KennedyDMA$0$70,450
John F. KerryDMA$0$21,170
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$2,290
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$0$115,850
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$0$89,550
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$97,550
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$32,100
Carl LevinDMI$0$1,000
Joe LiebermanICT$0$198,540
Blanche LincolnDAR$0$88,250
Chester Trent LottRMS$0$30,000
Dick LugarRIN$0$52,850
Mel MartinezRFL$0$76,800
John McCainRAZ$0$5,000
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$6,050
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$226,700
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$194,452
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$43,271
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$55,050
Patty MurrayDWA$0$103,850
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$129,698
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$36,600
Barack ObamaDIL$0$14,580
Mark L. PryorDAR$0$31,000
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$34,100
Harry ReidDNV$0$54,000
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$82,250
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$44,000
Ken SalazarDCO$0$31,750
Bernie SandersIVT$0$420
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$49,000
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$35,000
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$19,000
Gordon SmithROR$0$113,534
Olympia SnoweRME$0$3,000
Arlen SpecterDPA$0$315,100
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$39,134
Ted StevensRAK$0$18,100
John SununuRNH$0$88,500
Jon TesterDMT$0$12,000
Craig ThomasRWY$0$22,000
John ThuneRSD$0$36,300
David VitterRLA$0$16,050
George VoinovichROH$0$64,750
John WarnerRVA$0$1,000
Jim WebbDVA$0$9,750
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$12,800
Ron WydenDOR$0$11,000

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Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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Pharmaceutical manufacturing$6,312,735
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