S. 1421 - Orphan Product Extensions Now Accelerating Cures and Treatments Act of 2015

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A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to authorize a 6-month extension of certain exclusivity periods in the case of approved drugs that are subsequently approved for a new indication to prevent, diagnose, or treat a rare disease or condition, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
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Orphan Product Extensions Now Accelerating Cures and Treatments Act of 2015

S. 1421 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to authorize a 6-month extension of certain exclusivity periods in the case of approved drugs that are subsequently approved for a new indication to prevent, diagnose, or treat a rare disease or condition, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to authorize a 6-month extension of certain exclusivity periods in the case of approved drugs that are subsequently approved for a new indication to prevent, diagnose, or treat a rare disease or condition, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Orphan Product Extensions Now Accelerating Cures and Treatments Act of 2015
  • Orphan Product Extensions Now Accelerating Cures and Treatments Act of 2015
Sponsor
Orrin G. Hatch
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Health
  • Administrative remedies
  • Department of Health and Human Services
  • Drug safety, medical device, and laboratory regulation
  • Drug therapy
  • Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
  • Government information and archives
  • Intellectual property
  • Prescription drugs
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced5/21/2015
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced5/21/2015
5/21/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
5/21/2015Introduced in Senate
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
46 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Orphan Product Extensions Now Accelerating Cures and Treatments Act of 2015

46 organizations supported this bill

Abigail Alliance for Better Access to Developmental Drugs
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 17). 154 Organizations Sign on Letter on S. 1421. Retrieved June 6, 2016, from National Organization for Rare Disorders.
Adult Polyglucosan Body Disease Research Foundation
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 17). 154 Organizations Sign on Letter on S. 1421. Retrieved June 6, 2016, from National Organization for Rare Disorders.
Association for Glycogen Storage Disease
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 17). 154 Organizations Sign on Letter on S. 1421. Retrieved June 6, 2016, from National Organization for Rare Disorders.
Batten Disease Support and Research Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 17). 154 Organizations Sign on Letter on S. 1421. Retrieved June 6, 2016, from National Organization for Rare Disorders.
Beyond Batten Disease Foundation
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 17). 154 Organizations Sign on Letter on S. 1421. Retrieved June 6, 2016, from National Organization for Rare Disorders.
CARES Foundation
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 17). 154 Organizations Sign on Letter on S. 1421. Retrieved June 6, 2016, from National Organization for Rare Disorders.
Children's Cardiomyopathy Foundation
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 17). 154 Organizations Sign on Letter on S. 1421. Retrieved June 6, 2016, from National Organization for Rare Disorders.
Children's Medical Research Foundation
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 17). 154 Organizations Sign on Letter on S. 1421. Retrieved June 6, 2016, from National Organization for Rare Disorders.
Children's PKU Network
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 17). 154 Organizations Sign on Letter on S. 1421. Retrieved June 6, 2016, from National Organization for Rare Disorders.
Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 17). 154 Organizations Sign on Letter on S. 1421. Retrieved June 6, 2016, from National Organization for Rare Disorders.
Cure HHT
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 17). 154 Organizations Sign on Letter on S. 1421. Retrieved June 6, 2016, from National Organization for Rare Disorders.
Cure SMA
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 17). 154 Organizations Sign on Letter on S. 1421. Retrieved June 6, 2016, from National Organization for Rare Disorders.
Desmoid Tumor Research Foundation
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 17). 154 Organizations Sign on Letter on S. 1421. Retrieved June 6, 2016, from National Organization for Rare Disorders.
Everylife Foundation for Rare Diseases
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 17). 154 Organizations Sign on Letter on S. 1421. Retrieved June 6, 2016, from National Organization for Rare Disorders.
Gene Spotlight Inc.
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 17). 154 Organizations Sign on Letter on S. 1421. Retrieved June 6, 2016, from National Organization for Rare Disorders.
Genetic Alliance
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 17). 154 Organizations Sign on Letter on S. 1421. Retrieved June 6, 2016, from National Organization for Rare Disorders.
GIST Cancer Awareness Foundation
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 17). 154 Organizations Sign on Letter on S. 1421. Retrieved June 6, 2016, from National Organization for Rare Disorders.
Global Foundation for Peroxisomal Disorders
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 17). 154 Organizations Sign on Letter on S. 1421. Retrieved June 6, 2016, from National Organization for Rare Disorders.
Hannah’s Hope Fund
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 17). 154 Organizations Sign on Letter on S. 1421. Retrieved June 6, 2016, from National Organization for Rare Disorders.
Hope4bridget
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 17). 154 Organizations Sign on Letter on S. 1421. Retrieved June 6, 2016, from National Organization for Rare Disorders.
International Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 17). 154 Organizations Sign on Letter on S. 1421. Retrieved June 6, 2016, from National Organization for Rare Disorders.
International Pemphigus and Pemphigoid Foundation
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 17). 154 Organizations Sign on Letter on S. 1421. Retrieved June 6, 2016, from National Organization for Rare Disorders.
Jonah's Just Begun-Foundation to Cure Sanfilippo Inc.
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 17). 154 Organizations Sign on Letter on S. 1421. Retrieved June 6, 2016, from National Organization for Rare Disorders.
Kids v Cancer
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 17). 154 Organizations Sign on Letter on S. 1421. Retrieved June 6, 2016, from National Organization for Rare Disorders.
Life Raft Group
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 17). 154 Organizations Sign on Letter on S. 1421. Retrieved June 6, 2016, from National Organization for Rare Disorders.
Little Miss Hannah Foundation
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 17). 154 Organizations Sign on Letter on S. 1421. Retrieved June 6, 2016, from National Organization for Rare Disorders.
Mary Payton's Miracle Foundation
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 17). 154 Organizations Sign on Letter on S. 1421. Retrieved June 6, 2016, from National Organization for Rare Disorders.
Mastocytosis Society
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 17). 154 Organizations Sign on Letter on S. 1421. Retrieved June 6, 2016, from National Organization for Rare Disorders.
MLD Foundation
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 17). 154 Organizations Sign on Letter on S. 1421. Retrieved June 6, 2016, from National Organization for Rare Disorders.
National Fragile X Foundation
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 17). 154 Organizations Sign on Letter on S. 1421. Retrieved June 6, 2016, from National Organization for Rare Disorders.
National MPS Society
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 17). 154 Organizations Sign on Letter on S. 1421. Retrieved June 6, 2016, from National Organization for Rare Disorders.
National Organization for Rare Disorders
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 17). 154 Organizations Sign on Letter on S. 1421. Retrieved June 6, 2016, from National Organization for Rare Disorders.
National PKU Alliance
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 17). 154 Organizations Sign on Letter on S. 1421. Retrieved June 6, 2016, from National Organization for Rare Disorders.
National Tay-Sachs & Allied Diseases Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 17). 154 Organizations Sign on Letter on S. 1421. Retrieved June 6, 2016, from National Organization for Rare Disorders.
Noah's Hope
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 17). 154 Organizations Sign on Letter on S. 1421. Retrieved June 6, 2016, from National Organization for Rare Disorders.
Organic Acidemia Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 17). 154 Organizations Sign on Letter on S. 1421. Retrieved June 6, 2016, from National Organization for Rare Disorders.
Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 17). 154 Organizations Sign on Letter on S. 1421. Retrieved June 6, 2016, from National Organization for Rare Disorders.
Phelan-McDermid Syndrome Foundation
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 17). 154 Organizations Sign on Letter on S. 1421. Retrieved June 6, 2016, from National Organization for Rare Disorders.
PKD Foundation
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 17). 154 Organizations Sign on Letter on S. 1421. Retrieved June 6, 2016, from National Organization for Rare Disorders.
Prader-Willi Syndrome Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 17). 154 Organizations Sign on Letter on S. 1421. Retrieved June 6, 2016, from National Organization for Rare Disorders.
RASopathies Network
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 17). 154 Organizations Sign on Letter on S. 1421. Retrieved June 6, 2016, from National Organization for Rare Disorders.
Sarcoma Foundation of America
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 17). 154 Organizations Sign on Letter on S. 1421. Retrieved June 6, 2016, from National Organization for Rare Disorders.
Sephardic Health Organization For Referral & Education
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 17). 154 Organizations Sign on Letter on S. 1421. Retrieved June 6, 2016, from National Organization for Rare Disorders.
Taylor's Tale
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 17). 154 Organizations Sign on Letter on S. 1421. Retrieved June 6, 2016, from National Organization for Rare Disorders.
Team Sanfilippo Foundation
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 17). 154 Organizations Sign on Letter on S. 1421. Retrieved June 6, 2016, from National Organization for Rare Disorders.
The MAGIC Foundation
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 17). 154 Organizations Sign on Letter on S. 1421. Retrieved June 6, 2016, from National Organization for Rare Disorders.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 114th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, November 29, 2010 – November 28, 2016.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$56,100$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$60,200$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$85,273$0
John BarrassoRWY$5,750$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$209,225$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$29,350$0
Roy BluntRMO$140,680$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$211,450$0
John BoozmanRAR$3,200$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$3,750$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$150,360$0
Richard BurrRNC$32,400$0
Maria CantwellDWA$48,522$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$19,950$0
Ben CardinDMD$56,950$0
Tom CarperDDE$12,850$0
Bob CaseyDPA$72,550$0
Bill CassidyRLA$48,699$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$750$0
William Thad CochranRMS$23,100$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$39,000$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$17,983$0
Bob CorkerRTN$67,816$0
John CornynRTX$41,950$0
Tom CottonRAR$58,083$0
Mike CrapoRID$16,100$0
Ted CruzRTX$57,650$0
Steve DainesRMT$26,882$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$19,300$0
Dick DurbinDIL$70,400$0
Mike EnziRWY$3,225$0
Joni ErnstRIA$5,200$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$36,310$0
Deb FischerRNE$4,250$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$22,720$0
Al FrankenDMN$69,911$0
Cory GardnerRCO$21,000$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$77,050$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$52,990$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$24,260$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$55,400$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$55,875$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$36,948$0
Dean HellerRNV$21,632$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$23,071$0
John HoevenRND$5,610$0
Jim InhofeROK$16,850$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$29,400$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$53,560$0
Tim KaineDVA$131,400$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$42,717$0
Mark KirkRIL$29,850$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$72,122$0
James LankfordROK$39,286$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$51,108$0
Mike LeeRUT$20,674$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$6,750$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$136,125$0
John McCainRAZ$11,500$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$101,033$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$89,125$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$32,580$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$50,516$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$6,600$0
Jerry MoranRKS$18,400$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$12,350$0
Chris MurphyDCT$76,150$0
Patty MurrayDWA$127,724$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$68,800$0
Rand PaulRKY$16,196$0
David PerdueRGA$52,100$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$105,800$0
Rob PortmanROH$47,439$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$11,000$0
Harry ReidDNV$14,700$0
Jim RischRID$8,150$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$16,264$0
Mike RoundsRSD$49,704$0
Marco RubioRFL$36,755$0
Bernie SandersIVT$8,125$0
Ben SasseRNE$19,900$0
Brian SchatzDHI$31,725$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$152,384$0
Tim ScottRSC$48,577$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$7,200$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$64,565$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$6,000$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$87,893$0
Dan SullivanRAK$18,099$0
Jon TesterDMT$82,700$0
John ThuneRSD$27,970$0
Thom TillisRNC$28,704$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$64,101$0
Tom UdallDNM$52,821$0
David VitterRLA$5,500$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$99,165$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$195,697$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$42,250$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$4,850$0
Ron WydenDOR$101,850$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$56,100$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$60,200$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$85,273$0
John BarrassoRWY$5,750$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$209,225$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$29,350$0
Roy BluntRMO$140,680$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$211,450$0
John BoozmanRAR$3,200$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$3,750$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$150,360$0
Richard BurrRNC$32,400$0
Maria CantwellDWA$48,522$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$19,950$0
Ben CardinDMD$56,950$0
Tom CarperDDE$12,850$0
Bob CaseyDPA$72,550$0
Bill CassidyRLA$48,699$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$750$0
William Thad CochranRMS$23,100$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$39,000$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$17,983$0
Bob CorkerRTN$67,816$0
John CornynRTX$41,950$0
Tom CottonRAR$58,083$0
Mike CrapoRID$16,100$0
Ted CruzRTX$57,650$0
Steve DainesRMT$26,882$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$19,300$0
Dick DurbinDIL$70,400$0
Mike EnziRWY$3,225$0
Joni ErnstRIA$5,200$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$36,310$0
Deb FischerRNE$4,250$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$22,720$0
Al FrankenDMN$69,911$0
Cory GardnerRCO$21,000$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$77,050$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$52,990$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$24,260$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$55,400$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$55,875$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$36,948$0
Dean HellerRNV$21,632$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$23,071$0
John HoevenRND$5,610$0
Jim InhofeROK$16,850$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$29,400$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$53,560$0
Tim KaineDVA$131,400$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$42,717$0
Mark KirkRIL$29,850$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$72,122$0
James LankfordROK$39,286$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$51,108$0
Mike LeeRUT$20,674$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$6,750$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$136,125$0
John McCainRAZ$11,500$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$101,033$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$89,125$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$32,580$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$50,516$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$6,600$0
Jerry MoranRKS$18,400$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$12,350$0
Chris MurphyDCT$76,150$0
Patty MurrayDWA$127,724$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$68,800$0
Rand PaulRKY$16,196$0
David PerdueRGA$52,100$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$105,800$0
Rob PortmanROH$47,439$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$11,000$0
Harry ReidDNV$14,700$0
Jim RischRID$8,150$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$16,264$0
Mike RoundsRSD$49,704$0
Marco RubioRFL$36,755$0
Bernie SandersIVT$8,125$0
Ben SasseRNE$19,900$0
Brian SchatzDHI$31,725$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$152,384$0
Tim ScottRSC$48,577$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$7,200$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$64,565$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$6,000$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$87,893$0
Dan SullivanRAK$18,099$0
Jon TesterDMT$82,700$0
John ThuneRSD$27,970$0
Thom TillisRNC$28,704$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$64,101$0
Tom UdallDNM$52,821$0
David VitterRLA$5,500$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$99,165$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$195,697$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$42,250$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$4,850$0
Ron WydenDOR$101,850$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Non-profit foundations$2,521,782
Health, Education & Human Resources$1,301,294
Children's rights$563,701
Health & welfare policy$547,752

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
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