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H.R. 2473 (108th): Medicare Prescription Drug and Modernization Act of 2003

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 titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Jun 16, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 17, 2003, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

William “Bill” Thomas

Representative for California's 22nd congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 15, 2003
Length: 1314 pages

History

Jun 16, 2003
 
Introduced

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Jun 17, 2003
 
Ordered Reported

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H.R. 2473 (108th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 108th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 2003 to Dec 9, 2004. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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