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H.R. 2296: More Efficient Tools to Realize Information for Consumers Act

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To require reporting regarding certain drug price increases, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Janice “Jan” Schakowsky

Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 9th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Sep 24, 2019
Length: 36 pages
Introduced
Apr 12, 2019
Status

Ordered Reported on Jul 17, 2019

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on July 17, 2019.

Prognosis
3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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What legislators are saying

Schakowsky Applauds Passage of Legislation to Lower Drug Costs Now
    — Rep. Janice “Jan” Schakowsky [D-IL9] (Sponsor) on Dec 12, 2019

Energy and Commerce Committee Advances Griffith-Cosponsored Prescription Drug Pricing Legislation
    — Rep. Morgan Griffith [R-VA9] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 17, 2019

Daines Secures Vital Reforms to Ensure On-Time Federal Grain Inspections for Montana Farmers
    — Sen. Steve Daines [R-MT] on May 21, 2015

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 2296 will save $3.5 billion through 2029.

History

Apr 12, 2019
 
Introduced

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May 21, 2019
 
Considered by Health

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Jul 11, 2019
 
Considered by Health

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Jul 17, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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Sep 24, 2019
 
Reported by House Committee on Energy and Commerce

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H.R. 2296 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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