Hatch, Bennet reintroduce PATH Act to streamline approval of antibiotics

January 16, 2015 8:04 PM

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Sens. Orrin G. Hatch and Michael Bennet reintroduced legislation Friday to create a new drug approval pathway to streamline access and encourage innovation and development of potentially lifesaving antibiotic drugs for patients, particularly veterans who have encountered antibiotic-resistant bacteria while overseas.

America has always been a beacon for innovation and discovery. The PATH Act will allow health experts to more easily develop new treatments for antibiotic-resistant bacteria, and make real progress in preventing a great number of illnesses and deaths in the United States. I was pleased our proposal ...

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