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      Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
    IntroducedFebruary 26th, 2009

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Fair Prescription Drug Competition Act

Official Title

A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to prohibit the marketing of authorized generic drugs.


Fair Prescription Drug Competition Act - Amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to prohibit a holder of a new, approved drug application from commencing to manufacture, market, sell, or distribute a generic version of such drug from the time of the receipt of notice from the generic manufacturer that an abbreviated new drug application has been submitted for approval until the expiration or forfeiture of the exclusivity period granted to the generic manufacturer.

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