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


Oct 8, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

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


Alan “Al” Franken

Senator from Minnesota



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Last Updated: Oct 8, 2009
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About the bill

Full Title

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

Summary (CRS)

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 ... Read more >

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Oct 8, 2009

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1763”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


4 cosponsors (4D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Subject Areas
Related Bills

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H.R. 3979 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 2, 2009

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

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 19, 2009

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