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H.R. 1971 (112th): Pharmacy Competition and Consumer Choice Act of 2011

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Pharmacy Competition and Consumer Choice Act of 2011 (H.R. 1971) is the legislation that was introduced in the 112th United States Congress on May 24, 2011, with the full title of the bill stating to "amend the Public Health Service Act to ensure transparency and proper operation of pharmacy benefit managers". The chief sponsor of the legislation was Republican Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA5), while other notable co-sponsors include Democrat Anthony Weiner (D-NY9), Republican Austin Scott (R-GA8), Democrat Jesse Jackson, Jr. (D-IL2) and Republican Tom Marino (R-PA10).

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Sponsor and status

Cathy McMorris Rodgers

Sponsor. Representative for Washington's 5th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: May 24, 2011
Length: 13 pages

May 24, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 24, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


May 24, 2011

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

H.R. 1971 (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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