S.726: Promoting Innovation and Access to Life-Saving Medicine Act

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about health
  • Introduced March 26, 2009
  • Latest Major Action March 26, 2009

Bill Summary

Promoting Innovation and Access to Life-Saving Medicine Act - Amends the Public Health Service Act to provide for the licensing of biosimilar and interchangeable biological products. Defines "biosimilar" and "interchangeability" for purposes of this Act. Allows any person to file an abbreviated biological product application with the Secretary of Health and Human Services. Requires such applications to include information demonstrating a high...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
March 26, 2009

Introduced in the Senate by Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.)

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