21 U.S. Code § 379j–22 - Reauthorization; reporting requirements
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(a) Performance reports
Beginning with fiscal year 2014, not later than 120 days after the end of each fiscal year during which fees are collected under this subpart, the Secretary shall prepare and submit to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions of the Senate, and the Committee on Energy and Commerce of the House of Representatives a report concerning the progress of the Food and Drug Administration in achieving the goals identified in the letters described in section 201(b) of the Animal Generic Drug User Fee Amendments of 2013 toward expediting the generic new animal drug development process and the review of abbreviated applications for generic new animal drugs, supplemental abbreviated applications for generic new animal drugs, and investigational submissions for generic new animal drugs during such fiscal year.
(b) Fiscal report
Beginning with fiscal year 2014, not later than 120 days after the end of each fiscal year during which fees are collected under this subpart, the Secretary shall prepare and submit to Committee  on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions of the Senate and the Committee on Energy and Commerce of the House of Representatives a report on the implementation of the authority for such fees during such fiscal year and the use, by the Food and Drug Administration, of the fees collected during such fiscal year for which the report is made.
(c) Public availability
The Secretary shall make the reports required under subsections (a) and (b) available to the public on the Internet Web site of the Food and Drug Administration.
In developing recommendations to present to Congress with respect to the goals, and plans for meeting the goals, for the process for the review of abbreviated applications for generic new animal drugs for the first 5 fiscal years after fiscal year 2018, and for the reauthorization of this subpart for such fiscal years, the Secretary shall consult with—
(2) Prior public input
Prior to beginning negotiations with the regulated industry on the reauthorization of this subpart, the Secretary shall—
(B) hold a public meeting at which the public may present its views on the reauthorization, including specific suggestions for changes to the goals referred to in subsection (a);
(C) provide a period of 30 days after the public meeting to obtain written comments from the public suggesting changes to this subpart; and
(3) Periodic consultation
Not less frequently than once every 4 months during negotiations with the regulated industry, the Secretary shall hold discussions with representatives of veterinary, patient, and consumer advocacy groups to continue discussions of their views on the reauthorization and their suggestions for changes to this subpart as expressed under paragraph (2).
(4) Public review of recommendations
After negotiations with the regulated industry, the Secretary shall—
(A) present the recommendations developed under paragraph (1) to the congressional committees specified in such paragraph;
(C) provide for a period of 30 days for the public to provide written comments on such recommendations;
(5) Transmittal of recommendations
Not later than January 15, 2018, the Secretary shall transmit to Congress the revised recommendations under paragraph (4), a summary of the views and comments received under such paragraph, and any changes made to the recommendations in response to such views and comments.
(6) Minutes of negotiation meetings
(A) Public availability
Before presenting the recommendations developed under paragraphs (1) through (5) to Congress, the Secretary shall make publicly available, on the Internet Web site of the Food and Drug Administration, minutes of all negotiation meetings conducted under this subsection between the Food and Drug Administration and the regulated industry.
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Source(June 25, 1938, ch. 675, § 742, as added Pub. L. 110–316, title II, § 203,Aug. 14, 2008, 122 Stat. 3522; amended Pub. L. 113–14, title II, § 203,June 13, 2013, 127 Stat. 472.)
Termination of Section
For termination of section by section 206(b) ofPub. L. 113–14, see Termination Date note below.
References in Text
Section 201(b) of the Animal Generic Drug User Fee Amendments of 2013, referred to in subsec. (a), is section 201(b) ofPub. L. 113–14, which is set out as a note under section 379j–21 of this title.
A prior section 742 of act June 25, 1938, was renumbered section 746 and is classified to section 379l of this title.
2013—Pub. L. 113–14amended section generally. Prior to amendment, section related to reauthorization of this subpart and reporting requirements.
Effective Date of 2013 Amendment
Amendment by Pub. L. 113–14effective Oct. 1, 2013, see section 205 ofPub. L. 113–14, set out as a note under section 379j–21 of this title.
Pub. L. 113–14, title II, § 206(b),June 13, 2013, 127 Stat. 474, provided that: “Section 742 of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (21 U.S.C. 379j–22) shall cease to be effective January 31, 2019.”
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