Vote — Oct 9, 2015 1:24 p.m.
Jan 4, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress but was killed due to a failed vote for cloture, under a fast-track vote called "suspension", or while resolving differences on April 18, 2007.
Senator from Nevada
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Last Updated: Apr 13, 2007
Length: 22 pages
A bill to amend part D of title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for fair prescription drug prices for Medicare beneficiaries.
1/4/2007--Introduced.Medicare Prescription Drug Price Negotiation Act of 2007 - Expresses the sense of Congress that Congress should enact, and the President should sign, legislation to amend part D (Voluntary Prescription ... Read more >
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Failed Cloture in the Senate
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 3 — 110th Congress: Medicare Prescription Drug Price Negotiation Act of 2007. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/s3
“S. 3 — 110th Congress: Medicare Prescription Drug Price Negotiation Act of 2007.” www.GovTrack.us. 2007. October 9, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/s3>
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