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H.R. 1946 (112th): Preserving Our Hometown Independent Pharmacies Act of 2011

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Preserving Our Hometown Independent Pharmacies Act of 2011 (H.R. 1946) is legislation that was introduced in the 112th United States Congress on May 23, 2011, with the full title of the bill stating to "ensure and foster continued safety and quality of care and a competitive marketplace by exempting independent pharmacies from the antitrust laws in their negotiations with health plans and health insurance insurers". The chief sponsor of the legislation was Republican Tom Marino (R-PA10), while other notable co-sponsors include Republican Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA5), Democrat Leonard Boswell ...

Sponsor and status

Tom Marino

Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 10th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: May 23, 2011
Length: 8 pages

May 23, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 23, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


May 23, 2011

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

H.R. 1946 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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