S. 1763 (111th): Protecting Americans from Drug Marketing Act

Introduced:
Oct 08, 2009 (111th Congress, 2009–2010)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
See Instead:

H.R. 3979 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Nov 02, 2009

Sponsor
Alan “Al” Franken
Junior Senator from Minnesota
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Oct 08, 2009
Length
3 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 3979 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 02, 2009

H.R. 2966 (Related)
Say No to Drug Ads Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 19, 2009

 
Status

This bill was introduced on October 8, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Oct 08, 2009
Referred to Committee Oct 08, 2009
 
Full Title

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to deny the deduction for advertising and promotional expenses for prescription pharmaceuticals.

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Cosponsors
4 cosponsors (4D) (show)
Committees

Senate Finance

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10/8/2009--Introduced.
Protecting Americans from Drug Marketing Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to deny a business expense tax deduction for expenses relating to advertising or promoting the sale and use of prescription pharmaceuticals.

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