S. 1699 (112th): Prescription Drug Cost Reduction Act


Oct 12, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 12, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Herbert “Herb” Kohl

Senator from Wisconsin



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Last Updated: Oct 12, 2011
Length: 25 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to reduce the costs of prescription drugs under the Medicare program, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

Prescription Drug Cost Reduction Act - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to establish a program requiring ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Oct 12, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1699”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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