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Titles (4)

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Part D Medicare Drugs Price bill (Identified by CRS)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Passed House

Medicare Prescription Drug Price Negotiation Act of 2007

Short Titles as Introduced

Medicare Prescription Drug Price Negotiation Act of 2007

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend part D of title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to negotiate lower covered part D drug prices on behalf of Medicare beneficiaries.


Actions Overview (2)

Date
01/12/2007Passed/agreed to in House: On passage Passed by recorded vote: 255 - 170 (Roll no. 23).(text: CR H440)
01/05/2007Introduced in House

All Actions (16)

Date Chamber
02/28/2007HouseFor Previous Action See H.R.4.
01/12/2007SenateReceived in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
01/12/2007-2:21pmHouseOn passage Passed by recorded vote: 255 - 170 (Roll no. 23). (text: CR H440)
01/12/2007-2:21pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
01/12/2007-2:13pmHouseOn motion to recommit with instructions Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 196 - 229 (Roll no. 22).
01/12/2007-1:51pmHouseThe previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection. (consideration: CR H488)
01/12/2007-1:39pmHouseFloor Summary: DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Barton motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment inserting provisions assuring continued access to covered part D drugs and pharmacy networks and protection against increasing drug prices for veterans.
01/12/2007-1:36pmHouseMr. Barton (TX) moved to recommit with instructions to Ways and Means and Energy and Commerce. (consideration: CR H486-488; text: CR H486)
01/12/2007-1:36pmHouseThe previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule. (consideration: CR H486)
01/12/2007-9:34amHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 6, the House proceeded with three hours of debate on H.R. 4.
01/12/2007-9:34amHouseConsidered pursuant to H. Res. 6. (consideration: CR H440-489)
01/09/2007HouseSponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E50)
01/05/2007HouseReferred to House Ways and Means
01/05/2007HouseReferred to House Energy and Commerce
01/05/2007HouseReferred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
01/05/2007HouseIntroduced in House

Cosponsors (198)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Emerson, Jo Ann [R-MO-8]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Rangel, Charles B. [D-NY-15]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Shea-Porter, Carol [D-NH-1]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Waxman, Henry A. [D-CA-30]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Stark, Fortney Pete [D-CA-13]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Ackerman, Gary L. [D-NY-5]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Allen, Thomas H. [D-ME-1]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Altmire, Jason [D-PA-4]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Andrews, Robert E. [D-NJ-1]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Arcuri, Michael A. [D-NY-24]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Baca, Joe [D-CA-43]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Baird, Brian [D-WA-3]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Baldwin, Tammy [D-WI-2]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Becerra, Xavier [D-CA-31]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Berkley, Shelley [D-NV-1]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Berman, Howard L. [D-CA-28]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Berry, Marion [D-AR-1]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Bishop, Timothy H. [D-NY-1]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Bordallo, Madeleine Z. [D-GU-At Large]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Boswell, Leonard L. [D-IA-3]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Boucher, Rick [D-VA-9]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Boyda, Nancy E. [D-KS-2]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Brady, Robert A. [D-PA-1]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Braley, Bruce L. [D-IA-1]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Butterfield, G. K. [D-NC-1]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Capps, Lois [D-CA-23]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Capuano, Michael E. [D-MA-8]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Cardoza, Dennis A. [D-CA-18]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Carnahan, Russ [D-MO-3]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Carney, Christopher P. [D-PA-10]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Castor, Kathy [D-FL-11]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Chandler, Ben [D-KY-6]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Christensen, Donna M. [D-VI-At Large]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Clarke, Yvette D. [D-NY-11]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Clay, Wm. Lacy [D-MO-1]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Cleaver, Emanuel [D-MO-5]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Clyburn, James E. [D-SC-6]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Cohen, Steve [D-TN-9]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Conyers, John, Jr. [D-MI-14]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Cooper, Jim [D-TN-5]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Costello, Jerry F. [D-IL-12]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Courtney, Joe [D-CT-2]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Crowley, Joseph [D-NY-7]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Cuellar, Henry [D-TX-28]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Cummings, Elijah E. [D-MD-7]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Davis, Danny K. [D-IL-7]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Davis, Artur [D-AL-7]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Davis, Lincoln [D-TN-4]* 01/05/2007
Rep. DeFazio, Peter A. [D-OR-4]* 01/05/2007
Rep. DeGette, Diana [D-CO-1]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Delahunt, William D. [D-MA-10]* 01/05/2007
Rep. DeLauro, Rosa L. [D-CT-3]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Dicks, Norman D. [D-WA-6]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Doggett, Lloyd [D-TX-25]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Donnelly, Joe [D-IN-2]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Doyle, Michael F. [D-PA-14]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Ellison, Keith [D-MN-5]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Ellsworth, Brad [D-IN-8]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Emanuel, Rahm [D-IL-5]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Eshoo, Anna G. [D-CA-14]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Faleomavaega, Eni F. H. [D-AS-At Large]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Farr, Sam [D-CA-17]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Fattah, Chaka [D-PA-2]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Filner, Bob [D-CA-51]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Frank, Barney [D-MA-4]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Giffords, Gabrielle [D-AZ-8]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Gillibrand, Kirsten E. [D-NY-20]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Gordon, Bart [D-TN-6]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Green, Al [D-TX-9]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Green, Gene [D-TX-29]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Grijalva, Raul M. [D-AZ-7]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Hall, John J. [D-NY-19]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Hare, Phil [D-IL-17]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Harman, Jane [D-CA-36]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Hastings, Alcee L. [D-FL-23]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Herseth, Stephanie [D-SD-At Large]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Higgins, Brian [D-NY-27]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Hill, Baron P. [D-IN-9]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Hinchey, Maurice D. [D-NY-22]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Hirono, Mazie K. [D-HI-2]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Hodes, Paul W. [D-NH-2]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Holden, Tim [D-PA-17]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Honda, Michael M. [D-CA-15]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Hooley, Darlene [D-OR-5]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Hoyer, Steny H. [D-MD-5]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Israel, Steve [D-NY-2]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Jackson, Jesse L., Jr. [D-IL-2]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Jackson-Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Johnson, Henry C. "Hank," Jr. [D-GA-4]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Kagen, Steve [D-WI-8]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Kaptur, Marcy [D-OH-9]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Kennedy, Patrick J. [D-RI-1]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Kildee, Dale E. [D-MI-5]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Kind, Ron [D-WI-3]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Klein, Ron [D-FL-22]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Kucinich, Dennis J. [D-OH-10]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Langevin, James R. [D-RI-2]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Lantos, Tom [D-CA-12]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Larsen, Rick [D-WA-2]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Larson, John B. [D-CT-1]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-9]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Levin, Sander M. [D-MI-12]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Lewis, John [D-GA-5]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Lipinski, Daniel [D-IL-3]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Loebsack, David [D-IA-2]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Lofgren, Zoe [D-CA-16]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Lynch, Stephen F. [D-MA-9]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Mahoney, Tim [D-FL-16]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B. [D-NY-14]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA-7]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Matsui, Doris O. [D-CA-5]* 01/05/2007
Rep. McCarthy, Carolyn [D-NY-4]* 01/05/2007
Rep. McCollum, Betty [D-MN-4]* 01/05/2007
Rep. McDermott, Jim [D-WA-7]* 01/05/2007
Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-3]* 01/05/2007
Rep. McNerney, Jerry [D-CA-11]* 01/05/2007
Rep. McNulty, Michael R. [D-NY-21]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Meehan, Martin T. [D-MA-5]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Meek, Kendrick B. [D-FL-17]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Michaud, Michael H. [D-ME-2]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Millender-McDonald, Juanita [D-CA-37]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Miller, George [D-CA-7]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Mitchell, Harry E. [D-AZ-5]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Moore, Dennis [D-KS-3]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Moran, James P. [D-VA-8]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Murphy, Patrick J. [D-PA-8]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Nadler, Jerrold [D-NY-8]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Napolitano, Grace F. [D-CA-38]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Oberstar, James L. [D-MN-8]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Obey, David R. [D-WI-7]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Olver, John W. [D-MA-1]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Ortiz, Solomon P. [D-TX-27]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Pallone, Frank, Jr. [D-NJ-6]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Pascrell, Bill, Jr. [D-NJ-8]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Pastor, Ed [D-AZ-4]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Payne, Donald M. [D-NJ-10]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Perlmutter, Ed [D-CO-7]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Pomeroy, Earl [D-ND-At Large]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Rahall, Nick J., II [D-WV-3]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Reyes, Silvestre [D-TX-16]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Rodriguez, Ciro D. [D-TX-23]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Ross, Mike [D-AR-4]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Rothman, Steven R. [D-NJ-9]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Roybal-Allard, Lucille [D-CA-34]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Ruppersberger, C. A. Dutch [D-MD-2]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Rush, Bobby L. [D-IL-1]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Ryan, Tim [D-OH-17]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Salazar, John T. [D-CO-3]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Sanchez, Linda T. [D-CA-39]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Sarbanes, John P. [D-MD-3]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Schiff, Adam B. [D-CA-29]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Schwartz, Allyson Y. [D-PA-13]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Scott, David [D-GA-13]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Scott, Robert C. "Bobby" [D-VA-3]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Serrano, Jose E. [D-NY-16]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Sestak, Joe [D-PA-7]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Sires, Albio [D-NJ-13]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Skelton, Ike [D-MO-4]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Slaughter, Louise McIntosh [D-NY-28]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Snyder, Vic [D-AR-2]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Solis, Hilda L. [D-CA-32]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Space, Zachary T. [D-OH-18]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Spratt, John M., Jr. [D-SC-5]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Stupak, Bart [D-MI-1]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Sutton, Betty [D-OH-13]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Tauscher, Ellen O. [D-CA-10]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Thompson, Bennie G. [D-MS-2]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Thompson, Mike [D-CA-1]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Tierney, John F. [D-MA-6]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Jones, Stephanie Tubbs [D-OH-11]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Udall, Tom [D-NM-3]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Van Hollen, Chris [D-MD-8]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Velazquez, Nydia M. [D-NY-12]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Walz, Timothy J. [D-MN-1]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Wasserman Schultz, Debbie [D-FL-20]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Waters, Maxine [D-CA-35]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Watson, Diane E. [D-CA-33]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Weiner, Anthony D. [D-NY-9]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Welch, Peter [D-VT-At Large]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Wexler, Robert [D-FL-19]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Wilson, Charles A. [D-OH-6]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Woolsey, Lynn C. [D-CA-6]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Wu, David [D-OR-1]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Wynn, Albert Russell [D-MD-4]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Yarmuth, John A. [D-KY-3]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Hinojosa, Ruben [D-TX-15]* 01/05/2007
Rep. Lowey, Nita M. [D-NY-18] 01/09/2007
Rep. Murphy, Christopher [D-CT-5] 01/09/2007
Rep. Cramer, Robert E. (Bud), Jr. [D-AL-5] 01/09/2007
Rep. Towns, Edolphus [D-NY-10] 01/09/2007
Rep. Murtha, John P. [D-PA-12] 01/09/2007
Rep. Gonzalez, Charles A. [D-TX-20] 01/09/2007
Rep. Engel, Eliot L. [D-NY-17] 01/09/2007
Rep. Bishop, Sanford D., Jr. [D-GA-2] 01/11/2007
Rep. Sherman, Brad [D-CA-27] 01/11/2007

Committees (3)

Committees, subcommittees and links to reports associated with this bill are listed here, as well as the nature and date of committee activity and Congressional report number.

Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Energy and Commerce01/05/2007 Referred to
House Ways and Means01/05/2007 Referred to
Senate Finance01/12/2007 Referred to

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Subjects (13)


Latest Summary (2)

There are 2 summaries for H.R.4. View summaries

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Passed House without amendment (01/12/2007)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Medicare Prescription Drug Price Negotiation Act of 2007 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to negotiate with pharmaceutical manufacturers the prices that may be charged to prescription drug plan sponsors and Medicare Advantage organizations for covered part D drugs for part D eligible individuals enrolled under a prescription drug plan or under a Medicare Advantage prescription drug (MA-PD) plan.