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S. 369 - Preserve Access to Affordable Generics Act

Commerce. 111th Congress (2009-2010) 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. 369 — 111th Congress (2009–2010)

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
  • Commerce
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Competition and antitrust
  • Contracts and agency
  • Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
  • Intellectual property
  • Marketing and advertising
  • Prescription drugs
Related Bills
    Major Actions
    Introduced2/03/2009
    Referred to Committee
    Bill History

    There have been no votes on this bill.

    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced2/03/2009
    2/03/2009Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S1433)
    2/03/2009Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
    Put on a legislative calendar10/15/2009Committee on the Judiciary. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
    10/15/2009Committee on the Judiciary. Reported by Senator Leahy with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. Without written report.
    Put on a legislative calendar10/15/2009Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 183.
    2/02/2010By Senator Leahy from Committee on the Judiciary filed written report. Report No. 111-123. Minority views filed.
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

    Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

    supported this bill

    Elderly issues/Social Security [About]
    Consumer groups [About]
    Pharmaceutical manufacturing (split) [About]
    $6,100
    $307,067
    $313,167
    $0

    opposed this bill

    Pharmaceutical manufacturing (split) [About]
    8 Organizations Supported and 4 Opposed; See Which Ones

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

    8 organizations supported this bill

    AARP
    Hearing on the Protecting Consumer Access to Generic Drugs Act of 2009: Hearing before the House Committee on energy and commerce, subcommittee on commerce, trade and consumer protection. 111th Cong., 1st Sess., (2009). (Testimony of Joanne Handy, AARP board member). Retrieved December 14, 2009, from testimony_handy aarp.pdf.
    Alliance for Retired Americans
    (2007, November 16). Friday Alert. Retrieved December 14, 2009, from .
    American Antitrust Institute
    (n.d.). Enact H.R. 1706. Retrieved December 14, 2009, from .
    Apotex Inc.
    Hearing on the Protecting Consumer Access to Generic Drugs Act of 2009: Hearing before the House Committee on energy and commerce, subcommittee on commerce, trade and consumer protection. 111th Cong., 1st Sess., (2009). (Testimony of Bernard C. Sherman). Retrieved December 14, 2009, from US_111_HR1706_support_apotex.pdf.
    Consumers Union
    Hearing on the Protecting Consumer Access to Generic Drugs Act of 2009: Hearing before the House Committee on Judiciary, subcommittee on courts and competition policy. 111th Cong., 1st Sess., (2009). (Testimony of William Vaughan). Retrieved December 14, 2009, from US_111_HR1706_support_consumersunion.pdf.
    Federal Trade Commission
    Hearing on the Protecting Consumer Access to Generic Drugs Act of 2009 before the Judiciary: Hearing before the House Committee on Judiciary. 111th Cong., 1st Sess., (2009). (Testimony of Richard A. Feinstein). Retrieved December 14, 2009, from Feinstein090603 ftc.pdf.
    Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corporation
    Hearing on the Protecting Consumer Access to Generic Drugs Act of 2009 before the Judiciary: Hearing before the House Committee on Judiciary. 111th Cong., 1st Sess., (2009). (Testimony of William P. Kennedy). Retrieved December 14, 2009, from Kennedy090603_nephron.pdf.
    Prescription Access Litigation
    (2009, July 22). Fact Sheet HR 1706 / S 369. Retrieved December 14, 2009, from .

    4 organizations opposed this bill

    Endo Pharmaceuticals
    Hearing on the Protecting Consumer Access to Generic Drugs Act of 2009 before the Judiciary: Hearing before the House Committee on Judiciary. 111th Cong., 1st Sess., (2009). (Testimony of Guy Donatiello). Retrieved December 14, 2009, from Donatiello090603 Endo.pdf.
    Mylan
    Hearing on the Protecting Consumer Access to Generic Drugs Act of 2009 before the Judiciary: Hearing before the House Committee on Judiciary. 111th Cong., 1st Sess., (2009). (Testimony of Heather Bresch). Retrieved December 14, 2009, from Bresch090603_0.pdf.
    Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America
    Hearing on the Protecting Consumer Access to Generic Drugs Act of 2009: Hearing before the House Committee on energy and commerce, subcommittee on commerce, trade and consumer protection. 111th Cong., 1st Sess., (2009). (Testimony of Diane E. Bieri). Retrieved December 14, 2009, from testimony_beiriPhRma.pdf.
    Teva Pharmaceuticals
    Hearing on the Protecting Consumer Access to Generic Drugs Act of 2009: Hearing before the House Committee on energy and commerce, subcommittee on commerce, trade and consumer protection. 111th Cong., 1st Sess., (2009). (Testimony of Theodore C. Whitehouse). Retrieved December 14, 2009, from testimony_whitehouse teva.pdf.

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    Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 111th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2005 – December 31, 2010.
    Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

    Contributions by Legislator

    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supportedsort icon
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Bob CaseyDPA$16,050$0
    Ben CardinDMD$14,300$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$13,700$0
    Max BaucusDMT$12,000$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$12,000$0
    Michael BennetDCO$11,500$0
    Blanche LincolnDAR$11,262$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$10,250$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$10,000$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$10,000$0
    Mark BegichDAK$10,000$0
    Russ FeingoldDWI$9,998$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$9,868$0
    Barbara MikulskiDMD$9,000$0
    Tom UdallDNM$9,000$0
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$8,999$0
    Mark UdallDCO$8,500$0
    Chris DoddDCT$7,800$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$7,000$0
    Harry ReidDNV$6,805$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$6,500$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$6,500$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$6,500$0
    Mary LandrieuDLA$5,250$0
    Jon TesterDMT$5,199$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$5,000$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$5,000$0
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$5,000$0
    Olympia SnoweRME$5,000$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$5,000$0
    Arlen SpecterDPA$4,000$0
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$4,000$0
    Frank LautenbergDNJ$3,500$0
    Joe LiebermanICT$3,400$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$3,200$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$3,000$0
    Mark PryorDAR$3,000$0
    Robert ByrdDWV$3,000$0
    Kay HaganDNC$2,506$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$2,400$0
    Byron DorganDND$2,000$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$2,000$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$2,000$0
    Ron WydenDOR$2,000$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$2,000$0
    Ted KennedyDMA$1,800$0
    Tom CarperDDE$1,580$0
    Jim WebbDVA$1,550$0
    Carl LevinDMI$1,000$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$1,000$0
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$1,000$0
    Richard BurrRNC$250$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$0$0
    Bob BennettRUT$0$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$0$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$0
    Dan InouyeDHI$0$0
    David VitterRLA$0$0
    Dick LugarRIN$0$0
    George VoinovichROH$0$0
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
    Jim BunningRKY$0$0
    Jim DeMintRSC$0$0
    Jim InhofeROK$0$0
    Jim RischRID$0$0
    John BarrassoRWY$0$0
    John CornynRTX$0$0
    John EnsignRNV$0$0
    John KerryDMA$0$0
    John McCainRAZ$0$0
    John ThuneRSD$0$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$0$0
    Judd GreggRNH$0$0
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0
    Kirsten GillibrandDNY$0$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$0$0
    Mark WarnerDVA$0$0
    Mel MartinezRFL$0$0
    Mike CrapoRID$0$0
    Mike EnziRWY$0$0
    Mike JohannsRNE$0$0
    Orrin HatchRUT$0$0
    Patrick LeahyDVT$0$0
    Richard ShelbyRAL$0$0
    Roger WickerRMS$0$0
    Roland BurrisDIL$0$0
    Sam BrownbackRKS$0$0
    Susan CollinsRME$0$0
    Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
    Tom CoburnROK$0$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$0$0

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$1,000$0
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0
    John BarrassoRWY$0$0
    Max BaucusDMT$12,000$0
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$0$0
    Mark BegichDAK$10,000$0
    Michael BennetDCO$11,500$0
    Bob BennettRUT$0$0
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$4,000$0
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$10,000$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$12,000$0
    Sam BrownbackRKS$0$0
    Jim BunningRKY$0$0
    Richard BurrRNC$250$0
    Roland BurrisDIL$0$0
    Robert ByrdDWV$3,000$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$0$0
    Ben CardinDMD$14,300$0
    Tom CarperDDE$1,580$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$16,050$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$0
    Tom CoburnROK$0$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
    Susan CollinsRME$0$0
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$5,000$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$0$0
    John CornynRTX$0$0
    Mike CrapoRID$0$0
    Jim DeMintRSC$0$0
    Chris DoddDCT$7,800$0
    Byron DorganDND$2,000$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$5,000$0
    John EnsignRNV$0$0
    Mike EnziRWY$0$0
    Russ FeingoldDWI$9,998$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$3,200$0
    Kirsten GillibrandDNY$0$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$2,000$0
    Judd GreggRNH$0$0
    Kay HaganDNC$2,506$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$5,000$0
    Orrin HatchRUT$0$0
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0
    Jim InhofeROK$0$0
    Dan InouyeDHI$0$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0
    Mike JohannsRNE$0$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$7,000$0
    Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
    Ted KennedyDMA$1,800$0
    John KerryDMA$0$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$13,700$0
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$0$0
    Mary LandrieuDLA$5,250$0
    Frank LautenbergDNJ$3,500$0
    Patrick LeahyDVT$0$0
    Carl LevinDMI$1,000$0
    Joe LiebermanICT$3,400$0
    Blanche LincolnDAR$11,262$0
    Dick LugarRIN$0$0
    Mel MartinezRFL$0$0
    John McCainRAZ$0$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$10,250$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$6,500$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$3,000$0
    Barbara MikulskiDMD$9,000$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$9,868$0
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$8,999$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$5,000$0
    Mark PryorDAR$3,000$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$2,400$0
    Harry ReidDNV$6,805$0
    Jim RischRID$0$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$2,000$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$6,500$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$1,000$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$10,000$0
    Richard ShelbyRAL$0$0
    Olympia SnoweRME$5,000$0
    Arlen SpecterDPA$4,000$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$6,500$0
    Jon TesterDMT$5,199$0
    John ThuneRSD$0$0
    Mark UdallDCO$8,500$0
    Tom UdallDNM$9,000$0
    David VitterRLA$0$0
    George VoinovichROH$0$0
    Mark WarnerDVA$0$0
    Jim WebbDVA$1,550$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$2,000$0
    Roger WickerRMS$0$0
    Ron WydenDOR$2,000$0

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Pharmaceutical manufacturing$6,696,197
    Elderly issues/Social Security$307,067
    Consumer groups$6,100

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
    Pharmaceutical manufacturing$6,696,197
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