A bill to amend part D of title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to negotiate covered part D drug prices on behalf of Medicare beneficiaries.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Jan 23, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on January 23, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senior Senator from Minnesota
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Last Updated: Jan 23, 2013
Length: 3 pages
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 44 (112th).
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 31.
S. 117 (113th) 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 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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