Senate Drafts Plan To Speed Up FDA Drug Approval

Law360, New York (April 4, 2012, 9:26 PM EDT) -- A U.S. Senate committee on Wednesday released proposed legislation involving U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval processes that would expedite development of new, innovative medicines for serious and life-threatening diseases.

The Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee launched the bipartisan Drug Approval and Patient Access Plan discussion draft, presented as an amendment to the Food Drug and Cosmetic Act. The plan would enhance the FDA’s authority to consider various scientific data, methods and tools as a means of speeding up the development and access to novel treatments....
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