Introduced in House Passed House Introduced in Senate Passed Senate To President Became Law
02/13/2020          

Transparency in Prescription Drug Advertising Act

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02/13/2020 Introduced in House Open

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116TH CONGRESS 
2D SESSION H. R. 5894 

To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to issue guidance 
requiring the list prices of drugs to be included in advertisements for 
such drugs. 

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES 

FEBRUARY 13, 2020 
Ms. DAVIDS of Kansas (for herself, Ms. SLOTKIN, and Ms. FINKENAUER) in-

troduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on En-
ergy and Commerce 

A BILL 
To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to 

issue guidance requiring the list prices of drugs to be 
included in advertisements for such drugs. 

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa-1

tives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, 2

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. 3

This Act may be cited as the ‘‘Transparency in Pre-4

scription Drug Advertising Act’’. 5

SEC. 2. PRICING TRANSPARENCY IN DRUG ADVERTISING. 6

(a) IN GENERAL.—Not later than one year after the 7

date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Health and 8

Human Services, in consultation with the Commissioner 9

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of Food and Drugs and the Administrator of the Centers 1

for Medicare & Medicaid Services, shall issue department- 2

wide guidance requiring the list prices of drugs to be in-3

cluded, as appropriate, in all advertising of drugs, includ-4

ing by means of television, newspapers, the internet, or 5

other media. 6

(b) ENFORCEMENT; CONSISTENCY.—The guidance 7

under subsection (a)— 8

(1) shall include appropriate enforcement mech-9

anisms for failure to make disclosures in accordance 10

with the guidance; and 11

(2) should be consistent with the regulation of 12

the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services re-13

lated to drug pricing transparency. 14

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Picture Name From Date Type
Sharice Davids D-KS 02/13/2020 Sponsor
Elissa Slotkin D-MI 02/13/2020 Cosponsor
Ed Perlmutter D-CO 05/01/2020 Cosponsor
Abby Finkenauer D-IA 02/13/2020 Cosponsor
Date Branch Action
02/13/2020 President Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.Action By: House of Representatives
02/13/2020 President Introduced in HouseAction By: House of Representatives
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Bill TEXT Points.
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Commerce
Finkenauer) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and CommerceA BILLTo direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to issue guidance requiring the list prices of drugs to be included in advertisements for such drugs

Congress


Drugs
Pricing transparency in drug advertising(a)In generalNot later than one year after the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Health and Human Services, in consultation with the Commissioner of Food and Drugs and the Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, shall issue department-wide guidance requiring the list prices of drugs to be included, as appropriate, in all advertising of drugs, including by means of television, newspapers, the internet, or other media

Energy
Finkenauer) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and CommerceA BILLTo direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to issue guidance requiring the list prices of drugs to be included in advertisements for such drugs


End Bill TEXT Points.
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