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H.R.4299: Improving Regulatory Transparency for New Medical Therapies Act

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about crime and law enforcement
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Sponsor Joe Pitts, R-Pa.
Total Cosponsors 15 (6 Democrats, 10 Republicans)
Introduced March 26, 2014
Latest Major Action Sept. 19, 2014
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Bill Summary

Improving Regulatory Transparency for New Medical Therapies Act - Amends the Controlled Substances Act to require any proceedings for the issuance, amendment, or repeal of a rule of the Attorney General for the classification of a controlled substance that are initiated at the request of the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to control a drug or other substance not previously scheduled, where the Secretary has recommended the drug or other substance be placed in schedule II, III, IV, or V, to be commenced not later than 120 days after receipt of written recommendations from the Secretary. Requires the final rule to be issued not later than 60 days after the date on which both the public comment period has closed and the new drug is the subject of an approved new drug application, unless a hearing on the proposed rule is granted by the Attorney General.

Directs the Attorney General, for the purposes of registration to manufacture a controlled substance in schedul...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 19, 2014 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 451.
Sept. 19, 2014 Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Judiciary. H. Rept. 113-565, Part II.
Sept. 10, 2014 Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
Sept. 10, 2014 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Sept. 9, 2014 Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations Discharged.
July 29, 2014 House Committee on the Judiciary Granted an extension for further consideration ending not later than Sept. 19, 2014.
July 29, 2014 Reported by the Committee on Energy and Commerce. H. Rept. 113-565, Part I.
June 10, 2014 Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
June 10, 2014 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
June 9, 2014 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
May 28, 2014 Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
May 28, 2014 Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
April 16, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
March 28, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
March 26, 2014 Referred to House Judiciary
March 26, 2014 Referred to House Energy and Commerce