H.R.1548: Pathway for Biosimilars Act

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150 (88 Democrats, 63 Republicans)

Bill Summary

Pathway for Biosimilars Act - Amends the Public Health Service Act to allow a person to submit an application for licensure of a biological product based on its similarity to a licensed biological product (the reference product).Requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services to approve the application if: (1) the biological product is biosimilar to the reference product with respect to each condition of use for which the reference product...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure.
Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Referred to House Energy and Commerce
Referred to House Judiciary
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
March 17, 2009

Introduced in the House by Anna G. Eshoo (D-Calif.)

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