S. 1 (108th): Prescription Drug and Medicare Improvement Act of 2003

Introduced:

Jun 11, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on June 27, 2003 but was never passed by the House.

Sponsor:

William “Bill” Frist

Senator from Tennessee

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 27, 2003
Length: 1044 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for a voluntary prescription drug benefit under the Medicare program and to strengthen and improve the Medicare program, and for other purposes.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Jun 11, 2003
 
Introduced

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Jun 12, 2003
 
Reported by Committee

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Jun 27, 2003
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.

Jun 27, 2003
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Public Print.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Details

Cosponsors
4 cosponsors (3R, 1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes
Jun 26, 2003 12:39 p.m.
Bill Passed 76/21

Subject Areas
Related Bills

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H.R. 1 (Includes)
Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003

Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 8, 2003

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