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Off-patent Drugs Bill 2014-15

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (Ballot Bill)
Sponsor:
Jonathan Evans

Progress of the Bill

Bill started in the House of Commons

  1. House of Commons
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  2. House of Lords
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  3. Consideration of Amendments
  4. Royal Assent

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Commons Bill 22 2014-2015, as introduced | PDF version, 82KB 29.10.2014

Latest news on the Off-patent Drugs Bill 2014-15

The Bill was presented to Parliament through the ballot procedure on 2 July 2014. This is known as the first reading and there was no debate on the Bill at this stage.

This Bill was stood over at its second reading on 7 November 2014 because fewer than 40 MPs were present.

The 2014-15 session of Parliament has prorogued and this Bill will make no further progress.

Summary of the Off-patent Drugs Bill 2014-15

A Bill to require the Secretary of State to take steps to secure licences for off-patent drugs in new indications; to require the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence to conduct technology appraisals for off-patent drugs in new indications; and for connected purposes.

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