H.R.5247 - Trickett Wendler, Frank Mongiello, Jordan McLinn, and Matthew Bellina Right to Try Act of 2018115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Fitzpatrick, Brian K. [R-PA-8] (Introduced 03/13/2018)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 04/09/2018 Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 367. (All Actions)|
|Roll Call Votes:||There have been 3 roll call votes|
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Summary: H.R.5247 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/13/2018)
Trickett Wendler, Frank Mongiello, Jordan McLinn, and Matthew Bellina Right to Try Act of 2018
This bill amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to exempt, from specified requirements and restrictions under that Act and other laws, the provision of certain unapproved, investigational drugs to a terminally ill patient who has exhausted approved treatment options and is unable to participate in a clinical trial involving the drugs. The manufacturer or sponsor of an eligible investigational drug must publish annual summaries on any use of the drug in accordance with these provisions.
The bill limits the liability of a sponsor, manufacturer, licensed physician, clinical investigator, or hospital that provides, or declines to provide, an eligible investigational drug to an eligible patient in accordance with the bill.