H.R. 4 (110th): Medicare Prescription Drug Price Negotiation Act of 2007

Introduced:

Jan 5, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on January 12, 2007 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor:

John Dingell

Representative for Michigan's 15th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 12, 2007
Length: 4 pages

See Instead:

S. 3 (same title)
Failed Cloture — Apr 18, 2007

About the bill

Full Title

To amend part D of title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to negotiate lower covered part D drug prices on behalf of Medicare beneficiaries.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Jan 5, 2007
 
Introduced

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Jan 12, 2007
 
Passed House

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Details

Cosponsors
198 cosponsors (197D, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes
Jan 12, 2007 2:22 p.m.
Passed 255/170

Related Bills

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S. 3 (Related)
Medicare Prescription Drug Price Negotiation Act of 2007

Failed Cloture
Last Action: Apr 18, 2007

H.R. 4 (Related)
Medicare Prescription Drug Price Negotiation Act of 2007

Passed House
Last Action: Jan 12, 2007

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