About the bill
- Full Title
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for a voluntary program for prescription drug coverage under the Medicare Program, to modernize the Medicare Program, and for other purposes.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Reported by Committee
A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
- Committee Assignments
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
- Subject Areas
Links & tools
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 2473 — 108th Congress: Medicare Prescription Drug and Modernization Act of 2003. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/108/hr2473
“H.R. 2473 — 108th Congress: Medicare Prescription Drug and Modernization Act of 2003.” www.GovTrack.us. 2003. May 27, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/108/hr2473>
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