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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

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