A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to ensure equal access of Medicare beneficiaries to community pharmacies in underserved areas as network pharmacies under Medicare prescription drug coverage, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Junior Senator for West Virginia. Republican.
Last Updated: May 5, 2015
Length: 3 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced on May 5, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
“Capito Introduces Legislation to Preserve Access to Community Pharmacies”
— Sen. Shelley Capito [R-WV] (Sponsor) on May 5, 2015
“Manchin, Capito Introduce Legislation to Preserve Access to Community Pharmacies”
— Sen. Joe Manchin [D-WV] (Co-sponsor) on May 5, 2015
May 5, 2015
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
May 4, 2017
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1044 (115th).
S. 1190 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 1190. This is the one from the 114th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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