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H.R. 2115 (116th): Public Disclosure of Drug Discounts and Real-Time Beneficiary Drug Cost Act

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To amend titles XI and XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide greater transparency for discounts provided by manufacturers, to include real-time benefit information as part of a prescription drug plan's electronic prescription program under the Medicare program, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Abigail Spanberger

Sponsor. Representative for Virginia's 7th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Oct 29, 2019
Length: 7 pages
Apr 8, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on October 28, 2019 but was never passed by the Senate.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).


5 Cosponsors (3 Republicans, 2 Democrats)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Slotkins Bill to Lower Prescription Drug Costs Passes House with Broad Bipartisan Support
    — Rep. Elissa Slotkin [D-MI8] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 29, 2019

U.S. House Passes Arrington-Spanberger-Boyle Bill to Increase Negotiation Transparency, Lower Costs of Prescription Drugs
    — Rep. Jodey Arrington [R-TX19] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 29, 2019

My Votes – Week of October 28
    — Rep. Cathy Anne McMorris Rodgers [R-WA5] on Nov 1, 2019

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Apr 8, 2019

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May 21, 2019
Considered by Health

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Oct 28, 2019
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

H.R. 2115 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2115. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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