H.R.5402: Protecting America’s Life Saving Medicines Act of 2019

About This Bill

  • Introduced Dec. 11, 2019
  • Latest Major Action Dec. 12, 2019

Bill Cosponsors

2 (All Republicans)

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Bill Summary

Protecting America's Life Saving Medicines Act of 2019 This bill directs the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to conduct a study on drugs that are currently being tested and are unlikely to be approved, but would, if approved, address an unmet medical need for the treatment of a serious or life threatening disease or condition or a rare disease or condition (high-risk, high-reward drugs). The FDA must submit to the Department of the Treasury...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Dec. 12, 2019
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Dec. 11, 2019
Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, 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.
Dec. 11, 2019

Introduced in the House by Josh Gottheimer (D-N.J.)

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