A bill to significantly lower prescription drug prices for patients in the United States by ending government-granted monopolies for manufacturers who charge drug prices that are higher than the median prices at which the drugs are available in other countries.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Junior Senator for Vermont. Independent.
Last Updated: Jan 10, 2019
Length: 20 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on January 10, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
Jan 10, 2019
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S. 102 (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 S. 102. 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 enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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