To amend chapter 89 of title 5, United States Code, to ensure program integrity, transparency, and cost savings in the pricing and contracting of prescription drug benefits under the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Massachusetts's 9th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 9, 2011
Length: 19 pages
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on March 9, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jan 21, 2010
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 4489 (111th).
Mar 9, 2011
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Mar 21, 2013
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1367 (113th).
H.R. 979 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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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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