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


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.


Greg Ganske

Representative for Iowa's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 26, 2000
Length: 38 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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 title was written by its sponsor.

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Jun 26, 2000

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4743”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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