To amend the Public Health Service Act to nullify certain contractual provisions prohibiting or penalizing a pharmacist's disclosure of the availability of therapeutically equivalent alternative drugs, or alternative methods of purchasing the prescription drug, that are less expensive, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Georgia's 1st congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Mar 20, 2018
Length: 3 pages
Mar 20, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on March 20, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What stakeholders are saying
Mar 20, 2018
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H.R. 5343 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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