H.Con.Res. 152 (106th): Expressing the sense of Congress that urgent action is needed to limit the hardship endured by senior citizens when meeting their prescription drug needs.


Jul 13, 1999
106th Congress, 1999–2000

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on July 13, 1999, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Frank Mascara

Representative for Pennsylvania's 20th congressional district



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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

7/13/1999--Introduced.Expresses the sense of Congress that: (1) prescription drug accessibility is crucial to the well-being of senior citizens; (2) prescription drug costs should not prohibit seniors from taking the vital ... Read more >

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Jul 13, 1999

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This is a House concurrent resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Con.Res.” in “H.Con.Res. 152”). A concurrent resolution is often used for matters that affect the rules of Congress or to express the sentiment of Congress. It must be agreed to by both the House and Senate in identical form but is not signed by the President and does not carry the force of law.


32 cosponsors (26D, 6R) (show)
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