S. 2978: Protect Continuing Physician Education and Patient Care Act

A bill to amend title XI of the Social Security Act to exempt certain transfers used for educational purposes from manufacturer transparency reporting requirements.

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May 25, 2016


Referred to Committee on May 25, 2016

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on May 25, 2016, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


John Barrasso

Junior Senator from Wyoming



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Last Updated: May 25, 2016
Length: 3 pages


1% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)


May 25, 2016

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Passed Senate

Passed House

Signed by the President

S. 2978 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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