S. 3 (110th): Medicare Prescription Drug Price Negotiation Act of 2007


Jan 4, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

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.


Harry Reid

Senator from Nevada



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Last Updated: Apr 13, 2007
Length: 22 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend part D of title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for fair prescription drug prices for Medicare beneficiaries.

Summary (CRS)

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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Jan 4, 2007

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Apr 12, 2007
Reported by Committee

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Apr 18, 2007
Failed Cloture in the Senate

The Senate must often vote to end debate before voting on a bill, called a cloture vote. The vote on cloture failed. This is often considered a filibuster. The Senate may try again.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


17 cosponsors (17D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Apr 18, 2007 9:48 a.m.
Cloture Motion Rejected 55/42

Related Bills

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

Passed House
Last Action: Jan 12, 2007

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