S.1423: Preserving Access to Orphan Drugs Act of 2011

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Bill Summary

Preserving Access to Orphan Drugs Act of 2011 - Amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) to exclude any drug or biological product which is approved or licensed by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for marketing solely for one or more rare diseases or conditions from the annual fee on manufacturers or importers with branded prescription drug sales exceeding $5 million. Makes this Act effective as if included in PPACA.

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
July 27, 2011

Introduced in the Senate by Patrick J. Toomey (R-Pa.)

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