About the bill
Should the government get into the business of manufacturing medicines?
About 40% of generic prescription drugs are only made by one single company. With a lack of sufficient competition to keep prices down, many prescription drug prices are soaring in America.
The Justice Department — usually friendly to business interests under the current administration — even opened up an investigation into a possible price-fixing conspiracy among 16 big pharmaceutical giants.
What the bill does
The Affordable Drug Manufacturing Act would create a new federal office to combat the current private sector-only ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Massachusetts. Democrat.
Last Updated: Dec 18, 2018
Length: 14 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on December 18, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Dec 18, 2018
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jan 8, 2020
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 3162.
S. 3775 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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