Summary: H.R.1840 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (03/30/2017)

Reinvigorating Antibiotic and Diagnostic Innovation Act of 2017

This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow tax credits for 50% of the clinical testing expenses for: (1) infectious disease products that are intended to treat a serious or life-threatening infection, including one caused by an antibacterial or antifungal resistant pathogen or a qualifying pathogen listed by the Department of Health and Human Services as having the potential to pose a serious threat to public health; and (2) in-vitro diagnostic devices that identify in less than four hours the presence, concentration, or characteristics of a serious or life-threatening infection.