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.

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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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The “S.” in “S. 1” means this is a Senate 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.

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History

Introduced
Jun 11, 2003
Reported by Committee
Jun 12, 2003
Passed Senate
Jun 27, 2003
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Cosponsors
4 cosponsors (3R, 1D) (show)
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Votes
Jun 26, 2003 12:39 p.m.
Bill Passed 76/21

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