A bill to require drug manufacturers to disclose the prices of prescription drugs in any direct-to-consumer advertising and marketing to practitioners of a drug.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senior Senator for Illinois. Democrat.
Last Updated: Nov 16, 2017
Length: 8 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on November 16, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Durbin Calls For Transparency From Pharmaceutical Companies in Advertising to Consumers”
— Sen. Richard Durbin [D-IL] (Sponsor) on May 18, 2018
Nov 16, 2017
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S. 2157 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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