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H.R. 4743 (106th): Drug Availability and Health Care Access Improvement Act of 2000

To amend the Social Security Act to improve access to prescription drugs for low-income Medicare beneficiaries, the Internal Revenue Code and other Acts to improve access to health care coverage for seniors, the self-employed, and children, and to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to improve meaningful access to reasonably priced prescription drugs.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Greg Ganske

Sponsor. Representative for Iowa's 4th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 26, 2000
Length: 38 pages

Jun 26, 2000
106th Congress, 1999–2000

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 26, 2000, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jun 26, 2000

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H.R. 4743 (106th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 106th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1999 to Dec 15, 2000. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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