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S. 2295 - Patient Safety and Generic Labeling Improvement Act

Health. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to permit manufacturers of generic drugs to provide additional warnings with respect to such drugs in the same manner that the Food and Drug Administration allows brand names to do so. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been introduced. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Patient Safety and Generic Labeling Improvement Act

S. 2295 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to permit manufacturers of generic drugs to provide additional warnings with respect to such drugs in the same manner that the Food and Drug Administration allows brand names to do so. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to permit manufacturers of generic drugs to provide additional warnings with respect to such drugs in the same manner that the Food and Drug Administration allows brand names to do so.
Other Titles
  • Patient Safety and Generic Labeling Improvement Act
Sponsor
Patrick Leahy
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Health
  • Drug safety, medical device, and laboratory regulation
  • Prescription drugs
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced4/18/2012
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced4/18/2012
4/18/2012Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
4/18/2012Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S2497-2498, S2499-2500)
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

$5,634,267
$750
$242,216
$38,900
$5,916,133
29% more
$7,661,118
$7,661,118

opposed this bill

11 Organizations Supported and 1 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Patient Safety and Generic Labeling Improvement Act

11 organizations supported this bill

AARP
Rogers, Joyce (2012, March 30). DEAR SENATOR LEAHY:. Retrieved July 9, 2012, from Government Printing Office.
Alliance for Justice
Undersigned Organizations (2012, April 17). Consumer Groups Strongly Support the Patient Safety and Generic Labeling Improvement Act. Retrieved July 9, 2012, from Alliance for Justice.
American Association for Justice
American Association for Justice (2012, April 18). Congressional Proposal Would Expand Generic Drug Manufacturers’ Duty to Warn . Retrieved July 9, 2012, from American Association for Justice.
Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman, PC
The Attorneys and Staff of Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman, PC (n.d.). Patient Safety and Generic Labeling Improvement Act. Retrieved July 9, 2012, from Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman, PC.
Consumer Action
Undersigned Organizations (2012, April 17). Consumer Groups Strongly Support the Patient Safety and Generic Labeling Improvement Act. Retrieved July 9, 2012, from Alliance for Justice.
Consumer Federation of America
Undersigned Organizations (2012, April 17). Consumer Groups Strongly Support the Patient Safety and Generic Labeling Improvement Act. Retrieved July 9, 2012, from Alliance for Justice.
Consumer Watchdog
Undersigned Organizations (2012, April 17). Consumer Groups Strongly Support the Patient Safety and Generic Labeling Improvement Act. Retrieved July 9, 2012, from Alliance for Justice.
Consumers Union
Undersigned Organizations (2012, April 17). Consumer Groups Strongly Support the Patient Safety and Generic Labeling Improvement Act. Retrieved July 9, 2012, from Alliance for Justice.
National Association of Consumer Advocates
Undersigned Organizations (2012, April 17). Consumer Groups Strongly Support the Patient Safety and Generic Labeling Improvement Act. Retrieved July 9, 2012, from Alliance for Justice.
Public Citizen
Zieve, Allison & Wold, Sidney (2012, April 18). Re: Letter in support of Patient Safety and Generic Labeling Improvement Act. Retrieved July 9, 2012, from Public Citizen.
U.S. PIRG
Undersigned Organizations (2012, April 17). Consumer Groups Strongly Support the Patient Safety and Generic Labeling Improvement Act. Retrieved July 9, 2012, from Alliance for Justice.

1 organization opposed this bill

Generic Pharmaceutical Association
Thomas, Katie (2012, April 18). Bills Seek to Change Rule on Generic Drug Labels. New York Times. Retrieved July 9, 2012, from http://www.nytimes.com/2012/04/19/health/bills-seek-to-change-rule-on-generic-drug-label.html.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 112th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2007 – December 31, 2012.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$3,000$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$30,100$123,100
Kelly AyotteRNH$0$70,050
John BarrassoRWY$1,083$144,000
Max BaucusDMT$48,343$253,420
Mark BegichDAK$180,754$9,500
Michael BennetDCO$61,610$100,750
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$1,000$8,400
Richard BlumenthalDCT$66,682$36,950
Roy BluntRMO$0$171,000
John BoozmanRAR$0$4,500
Barbara BoxerDCA$207,960$56,700
Scott BrownRMA$13,683$194,920
Sherrod BrownDOH$214,121$48,270
Richard BurrRNC$1,250$201,250
Maria CantwellDWA$120,299$24,250
Ben CardinDMD$36,050$53,200
Tom CarperDDE$9,250$156,550
Bob CaseyDPA$105,064$173,880
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$3,200$82,450
Daniel CoatsRIN$1,000$60,250
Tom CoburnROK$0$97,551
William Thad CochranRMS$0$51,000
Susan CollinsRME$24,250$96,800
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$1,000$10,500
Chris CoonsDDE$50,819$111,550
Bob CorkerRTN$72,055$108,900
John CornynRTX$3,375$144,700
Mike CrapoRID$11,500$102,850
Jim DeMintRSC$1,500$26,250
Dick DurbinDIL$325,650$51,600
Mike EnziRWY$0$147,500
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$28,450$65,050
Alan FrankenDMN$252,287$4,400
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$211,030$178,050
Lindsey GrahamRSC$122,000$39,750
Chuck GrassleyRIA$4,400$62,000
Kay HaganDNC$57,118$114,200
Tom HarkinDIA$53,450$138,850
Orrin HatchRUT$11,633$328,500
Dean HellerRNV$0$40,500
John HoevenRND$0$42,200
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$6,000
Jim InhofeROK$0$24,750
Dan InouyeDHI$19,800$10,200
Johnny IsaksonRGA$1,000$101,250
Mike JohannsRNE$11,000$56,600
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$10,250
Tim JohnsonDSD$50,597$500
John KerryDMA$82,900$32,870
Mark KirkRIL$38,500$144,900
Amy KlobucharDMN$99,015$12,750
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$0$18,500
Mary LandrieuDLA$82,661$86,550
Frank LautenbergDNJ$67,150$133,800
Patrick LeahyDVT$51,531$52,050
Mike LeeRUT$1,500$13,500
Carl LevinDMI$68,050$1,000
Joe LiebermanICT$0$9,000
Dick LugarRIN$3,333$47,550
Joe ManchinDWV$24,400$219,700
John McCainRAZ$11,700$17,700
Claire McCaskillDMO$377,377$38,600
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$30,300$283,950
Bob MenéndezDNJ$104,350$257,150
Jeff MerkleyDOR$66,310$35,500
Barbara MikulskiDMD$17,000$121,721
Jerry MoranRKS$500$33,100
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$500$71,100
Patty MurrayDWA$69,780$145,750
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$21,500$142,350
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$282,685$50,650
Rand PaulRKY$1,750$19,550
Rob PortmanROH$2,750$95,925
Mark PryorDAR$168,300$33,000
John "Jack" ReedDRI$61,364$30,600
Harry ReidDNV$602,133$163,775
Jim RischRID$11,000$34,350
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$135,000
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$59,548$47,000
Marco RubioRFL$500$37,900
Bernie SandersIVT$34,225$250
Chuck SchumerDNY$173,822$96,750
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$55,500
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$84,689$18,744
Richard ShelbyRAL$23,300$31,000
Olympia SnoweRME$6,333$34,500
Debbie StabenowDMI$47,750$52,000
Jon TesterDMT$260,816$66,500
John ThuneRSD$0$54,350
Patrick ToomeyRPA$1,725$93,817
Mark UdallDCO$129,356$119,875
Tom UdallDNM$76,195$26,700
David VitterRLA$1,000$6,250
Mark WarnerDVA$102,226$111,600
Jim WebbDVA$3,500$7,250
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$101,800$35,550
Roger WickerRMS$0$86,600
Ron WydenDOR$43,646$51,400

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$3,000$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$30,100$123,100
Kelly AyotteRNH$0$70,050
John BarrassoRWY$1,083$144,000
Max BaucusDMT$48,343$253,420
Mark BegichDAK$180,754$9,500
Michael BennetDCO$61,610$100,750
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$1,000$8,400
Richard BlumenthalDCT$66,682$36,950
Roy BluntRMO$0$171,000
John BoozmanRAR$0$4,500
Barbara BoxerDCA$207,960$56,700
Scott BrownRMA$13,683$194,920
Sherrod BrownDOH$214,121$48,270
Richard BurrRNC$1,250$201,250
Maria CantwellDWA$120,299$24,250
Ben CardinDMD$36,050$53,200
Tom CarperDDE$9,250$156,550
Bob CaseyDPA$105,064$173,880
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$3,200$82,450
Daniel CoatsRIN$1,000$60,250
Tom CoburnROK$0$97,551
William Thad CochranRMS$0$51,000
Susan CollinsRME$24,250$96,800
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$1,000$10,500
Chris CoonsDDE$50,819$111,550
Bob CorkerRTN$72,055$108,900
John CornynRTX$3,375$144,700
Mike CrapoRID$11,500$102,850
Jim DeMintRSC$1,500$26,250
Dick DurbinDIL$325,650$51,600
Mike EnziRWY$0$147,500
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$28,450$65,050
Alan FrankenDMN$252,287$4,400
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$211,030$178,050
Lindsey GrahamRSC$122,000$39,750
Chuck GrassleyRIA$4,400$62,000
Kay HaganDNC$57,118$114,200
Tom HarkinDIA$53,450$138,850
Orrin HatchRUT$11,633$328,500
Dean HellerRNV$0$40,500
John HoevenRND$0$42,200
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$6,000
Jim InhofeROK$0$24,750
Dan InouyeDHI$19,800$10,200
Johnny IsaksonRGA$1,000$101,250
Mike JohannsRNE$11,000$56,600
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$10,250
Tim JohnsonDSD$50,597$500
John KerryDMA$82,900$32,870
Mark KirkRIL$38,500$144,900
Amy KlobucharDMN$99,015$12,750
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$0$18,500
Mary LandrieuDLA$82,661$86,550
Frank LautenbergDNJ$67,150$133,800
Patrick LeahyDVT$51,531$52,050
Mike LeeRUT$1,500$13,500
Carl LevinDMI$68,050$1,000
Joe LiebermanICT$0$9,000
Dick LugarRIN$3,333$47,550
Joe ManchinDWV$24,400$219,700
John McCainRAZ$11,700$17,700
Claire McCaskillDMO$377,377$38,600
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$30,300$283,950
Bob MenéndezDNJ$104,350$257,150
Jeff MerkleyDOR$66,310$35,500
Barbara MikulskiDMD$17,000$121,721
Jerry MoranRKS$500$33,100
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$500$71,100
Patty MurrayDWA$69,780$145,750
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$21,500$142,350
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$282,685$50,650
Rand PaulRKY$1,750$19,550
Rob PortmanROH$2,750$95,925
Mark PryorDAR$168,300$33,000
John "Jack" ReedDRI$61,364$30,600
Harry ReidDNV$602,133$163,775
Jim RischRID$11,000$34,350
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$135,000
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$59,548$47,000
Marco RubioRFL$500$37,900
Bernie SandersIVT$34,225$250
Chuck SchumerDNY$173,822$96,750
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$55,500
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$84,689$18,744
Richard ShelbyRAL$23,300$31,000
Olympia SnoweRME$6,333$34,500
Debbie StabenowDMI$47,750$52,000
Jon TesterDMT$260,816$66,500
John ThuneRSD$0$54,350
Patrick ToomeyRPA$1,725$93,817
Mark UdallDCO$129,356$119,875
Tom UdallDNM$76,195$26,700
David VitterRLA$1,000$6,250
Mark WarnerDVA$102,226$111,600
Jim WebbDVA$3,500$7,250
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$101,800$35,550
Roger WickerRMS$0$86,600
Ron WydenDOR$43,646$51,400

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Trial lawyers & law firms$5,634,267
Elderly issues/Social Security$242,216
Human Rights$38,900
Consumer groups$750

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Pharmaceutical manufacturing$7,661,118
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