H.R. 2917 (111th): To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to deny any deduction for advertising prescription drugs.


Jun 17, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 17, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Daniel Lipinski

Representative for Illinois's 3rd congressional district



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Summary (CRS)

6/17/2009--Introduced.Amends the Internal Revenue Code to deny a tax deduction for advertising and related expenses to promote the sale or use of any prescription drug. Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 17, 2009

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2917”). 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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Related Bills

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H.R. 3979 (Related)
Protecting Americans from Drug Marketing Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 2, 2009

S. 1763 (Related)
Protecting Americans from Drug Marketing Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 8, 2009

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