Bob Dold’s bills, H.R. 5357 and H.R. 5358, will give a special exemption from import fees for two placebos that will be used only by a corporation called Astellas, in clinical trials to required to give two of its pharmaceuticals access to U.S. markets.
S. 422, a bill introduced by Senator Debbie Stabenow of Michigan earlier this month, has a companion in the House, Lois Capps‘ H.R. 1032. It takes the short title of the “HEART for Women Act of 2009,” with HEART being an acronym for “Heart Disease