Text: H.R.4439 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (09/20/2019)


116th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 4439


To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to make permanent the authority of the Secretary of Health and Human Services to issue priority review vouchers to encourage treatments for rare pediatric diseases.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

September 20, 2019

Mr. Butterfield (for himself, Mr. McCaul, Ms. Speier, Mr. Kelly of Pennsylvania, Mr. Engel, Mr. Bilirakis, Ms. Kelly of Illinois, Mr. Hudson, Mr. Rush, and Mr. Mullin) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce


A BILL

To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to make permanent the authority of the Secretary of Health and Human Services to issue priority review vouchers to encourage treatments for rare pediatric diseases.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Creating Hope Reauthorization Act”.

SEC. 2. Providing for permanent authority to issue priority review vouchers to encourage treatments for rare pediatric diseases.

Section 529(b) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (21 U.S.C. 360ff(b)) is amended by striking paragraph (5).


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