Off-patent Drugs Bill 2014-15
Progress of the Bill
Bill started in the House of Commons
- House of Commons
- House of Lords
- Royal Assent
- 2nd reading: House of Commons 7 November, 2014 | 07.11.2014
|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 2014-15A 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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