H.R. 5605 (110th): Physician Payments Sunshine Act of 2008

Introduced:

Mar 13, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 13, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Peter DeFazio

Representative for Oregon's 4th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 13, 2008
Length: 11 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title XI of the Social Security Act to provide for transparency in the relationship between physicians and manufacturers of drugs, devices, or medical supplies for which payment is made under Medicare, Medicaid, or SCHIP, and for other purposes.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 2029 (Related)
Physician Payments Sunshine Act of 2007

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 6, 2007

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The “H.R.” in “H.R. 5605” means this is a House of Representatives 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
Mar 13, 2008

Details

Cosponsors
18 cosponsors (18D) (show)
Committee Assignments
Health
Health

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Votes

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