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S. 1347: RxCAP Act of 2017

A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to prevent catastrophic out-of-pocket spending on prescription drugs for seniors and individuals with disabilities.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Ron Wyden

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Oregon. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jun 13, 2017
Length: 4 pages

Jun 13, 2017


Introduced on Jun 13, 2017

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on June 13, 2017. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.


1% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)


Jun 13, 2017

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Signed by the President

S. 1347 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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