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
Herb 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
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced1/17/2007
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced1/17/2007
1/17/2007Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
1/17/2007Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
1/17/2007Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S679)
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$6,340,057
$6,340,057

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$105,950
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$3,000
Max BaucusDMT$0$247,970
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$0$114,572
Bob BennettRUT$0$78,000
Joe BidenDDE$0$11,300
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$49,500
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$100,774
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$25,200
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$17,550
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$19,250
Jim BunningRKY$0$52,500
Richard BurrRNC$0$254,648
Robert ByrdDWV$0$33,100
Maria CantwellDWA$0$28,400
Ben CardinDMD$0$48,950
Tom CarperDDE$0$114,950
Bob CaseyDPA$0$51,350
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$79,199
Hillary ClintonDNY$0$76,599
Tom CoburnROK$0$18,551
William Thad CochranRMS$0$63,000
Norm ColemanRMN$0$121,050
Susan M. CollinsRME$0$77,300
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$83,000
Bob CorkerRTN$0$73,100
John CornynRTX$0$120,950
Larry CraigRID$0$6,500
Mike CrapoRID$0$45,580
Jim DeMintRSC$0$32,050
Chris DoddDCT$0$120,925
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$0$96,950
Pete DomeniciRNM$0$33,550
Byron DorganDND$0$6,500
Dick DurbinDIL$0$28,600
John EnsignRNV$0$89,200
Mike EnziRWY$0$144,500
Russ FeingoldDWI$0$9,200
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$35,500
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$40,551
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$99,150
Judd GreggRNH$0$114,000
Chuck HagelRNE$0$2,800
Tom HarkinDIA$0$85,800
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$264,250
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$30,150
Jim InhofeROK$0$20,250
Dan InouyeDHI$0$200
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$99,849
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$-2,500
Ted KennedyDMA$0$72,950
John F. KerryDMA$0$19,920
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$1,790
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$0$115,350
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$0$87,300
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$89,650
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$32,100
Carl LevinDMI$0$1,900
Joe LiebermanICT$0$214,190
Blanche LincolnDAR$0$83,750
Chester Trent LottRMS$0$24,500
Dick LugarRIN$0$54,850
Mel MartinezRFL$0$79,800
John McCainRAZ$0$11,500
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$8,400
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$223,000
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$200,652
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$40,271
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$55,050
Patty MurrayDWA$0$101,900
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$144,198
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$40,600
Barack ObamaDIL$0$15,580
Mark L. PryorDAR$0$31,000
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$36,100
Harry ReidDNV$0$52,000
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$83,000
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$43,000
Ken SalazarDCO$0$38,250
Bernie SandersIVT$0$420
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$53,000
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$33,700
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$18,000
Gordon SmithROR$0$115,234
Olympia J. SnoweRME$0$3,000
Arlen SpecterDPA$0$304,900
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$42,384
Ted StevensRAK$0$18,100
John SununuRNH$0$90,300
Jon TesterDMT$0$12,500
Craig ThomasRWY$0$23,000
John ThuneRSD$0$34,050
David VitterRLA$0$15,550
George VoinovichROH$0$63,750
John WarnerRVA$0$1,000
Jim WebbDVA$0$10,050
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$11,800
Ron WydenDOR$0$9,500

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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$105,950
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$3,000
Max BaucusDMT$0$247,970
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$0$114,572
Bob BennettRUT$0$78,000
Joe BidenDDE$0$11,300
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$49,500
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$100,774
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$25,200
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$17,550
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$19,250
Jim BunningRKY$0$52,500
Richard BurrRNC$0$254,648
Robert ByrdDWV$0$33,100
Maria CantwellDWA$0$28,400
Ben CardinDMD$0$48,950
Tom CarperDDE$0$114,950
Bob CaseyDPA$0$51,350
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$79,199
Hillary ClintonDNY$0$76,599
Tom CoburnROK$0$18,551
William Thad CochranRMS$0$63,000
Norm ColemanRMN$0$121,050
Susan M. CollinsRME$0$77,300
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$83,000
Bob CorkerRTN$0$73,100
John CornynRTX$0$120,950
Larry CraigRID$0$6,500
Mike CrapoRID$0$45,580
Jim DeMintRSC$0$32,050
Chris DoddDCT$0$120,925
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$0$96,950
Pete DomeniciRNM$0$33,550
Byron DorganDND$0$6,500
Dick DurbinDIL$0$28,600
John EnsignRNV$0$89,200
Mike EnziRWY$0$144,500
Russ FeingoldDWI$0$9,200
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$35,500
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$40,551
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$99,150
Judd GreggRNH$0$114,000
Chuck HagelRNE$0$2,800
Tom HarkinDIA$0$85,800
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$264,250
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$30,150
Jim InhofeROK$0$20,250
Dan InouyeDHI$0$200
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$99,849
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$-2,500
Ted KennedyDMA$0$72,950
John F. KerryDMA$0$19,920
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$1,790
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$0$115,350
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$0$87,300
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$89,650
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$32,100
Carl LevinDMI$0$1,900
Joe LiebermanICT$0$214,190
Blanche LincolnDAR$0$83,750
Chester Trent LottRMS$0$24,500
Dick LugarRIN$0$54,850
Mel MartinezRFL$0$79,800
John McCainRAZ$0$11,500
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$8,400
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$223,000
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$200,652
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$40,271
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$55,050
Patty MurrayDWA$0$101,900
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$144,198
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$40,600
Barack ObamaDIL$0$15,580
Mark L. PryorDAR$0$31,000
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$36,100
Harry ReidDNV$0$52,000
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$83,000
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$43,000
Ken SalazarDCO$0$38,250
Bernie SandersIVT$0$420
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$53,000
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$33,700
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$18,000
Gordon SmithROR$0$115,234
Olympia J. SnoweRME$0$3,000
Arlen SpecterDPA$0$304,900
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$42,384
Ted StevensRAK$0$18,100
John SununuRNH$0$90,300
Jon TesterDMT$0$12,500
Craig ThomasRWY$0$23,000
John ThuneRSD$0$34,050
David VitterRLA$0$15,550
George VoinovichROH$0$63,750
John WarnerRVA$0$1,000
Jim WebbDVA$0$10,050
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$11,800
Ron WydenDOR$0$9,500

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Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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Pharmaceutical manufacturing$6,340,057
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