S. 3 - Medicare Prescription Drug Price Negotiation Act of 2007

Health policy.
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Summary:
This bill amends part D of title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for fair prescription drug prices for Medicare beneficiaries. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has passed through committee and has been put on a legislative calendar. 
There have been no votes on passage on this bill.
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Medicare Prescription Drug Price Negotiation Act of 2007

S. 3 — 110th Congress (2007–2008)

Summary
This bill amends part D of title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for fair prescription drug prices for Medicare beneficiaries. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend part D of title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for fair prescription drug prices for Medicare beneficiaries.
Other Titles
  • Medicare Prescription Drug Price Negotiation Act of 2007
Sponsor
Harry Reid
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Health policy
  • Aged
  • Congress
  • Drugs
  • Legislation
  • Medical care
  • Medicare
  • Medicine
  • Prescription pricing
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced1/04/2007
Referred to Committee
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
select this voteSenateMotion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to the Consideration of S. 34/18/2007This motion DID NOT PASS the Senate
55 voted YES 42 voted NO 3 voted present/not voting
ActionDateDescription
Introduced1/04/2007
1/04/2007Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
1/04/2007Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S9-11)
4/13/2007Committee on Finance. Reported by Senator Baucus under authority of the order of the Senate of 04/12/2007 with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. Without written report.
Put on a legislative calendar4/13/2007Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 118.
4/16/2007Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
4/16/2007Cloture motion on the motion to proceed presented in Senate.
4/16/2007Motion to proceed to consideration of measure withdrawn in Senate.
4/18/2007Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate.
4/18/2007Motion by Senator Reid to reconsider the vote by which cloture on the motion to proceed was not invoked [Record Vote Number 132] entered in Senate.
select this voteVote4/18/2007Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to the Consideration of S. 3
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
4 Organizations Supported and 4 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Medicare Prescription Drug Price Negotiation Act of 2007

4 organizations supported this bill

AARP
(n.d.). American Association of Retired Persons; "AARP to Track Senate Vote on Medicare Rx Bargaining Bill"; William D Novelli; 4-13-2007. Retrieved n.d., from .
AFL-CIO
(n.d.). AFL-CIO; "Legislative Alert!"; Will Samuel; 4-17-2007. Retrieved n.d., from .
Alliance for Retired Americans
(n.d.). Alliance for Retired Americans; "Act Now! U.S. Senate to Debate Medicare Drug Negotiation"; 4-13-2007. Retrieved n.d., from .
National Education Association
(n.d.). National Education Association; "Letter to U.S. Senate"; Diane Shust; 4-13-2007. Retrieved n.d., from .

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 110th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2003 – December 31, 2008.
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Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$34,000$250
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$1,000$9,500
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0
Max BaucusDMT$31,200$26,150
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$22,500$5,729
Bob BennettRUT$0$1,500
Joe BidenDDE$0$250
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$25,000$0
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$9,149
Barbara BoxerDCA$30,500$24,050
Sherrod BrownDOH$56,900$13,075
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$500
Jim BunningRKY$0$2,000
Richard BurrRNC$0$22,000
Robert ByrdDWV$33,250$1,500
Maria CantwellDWA$4,600$5,000
Ben CardinDMD$37,700$8,250
Tom CarperDDE$21,580$11,100
Bob CaseyDPA$52,375$6,500
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$2,000$7,250
Hillary ClintonDNY$45,975$47,730
Tom CoburnROK$0$250
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
Norm ColemanRMN$0$12,380
Susan M. CollinsRME$1,000$6,700
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$30,000$16,550
Bob CorkerRTN$0$9,050
John CornynRTX$0$7,000
Larry CraigRID$0$0
Mike CrapoRID$0$0
Jim DeMintRSC$0$20,000
Chris DoddDCT$33,300$16,500
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$250$450
Pete DomeniciRNM$0$450
Byron DorganDND$24,000$11,500
Dick DurbinDIL$37,450$9,500
John EnsignRNV$0$5,000
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Russ FeingoldDWI$47,199$2,200
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$5,450$22,100
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$9,884
Chuck GrassleyRIA$2,500$14,250
Judd GreggRNH$0$0
Chuck HagelRNE$0$500
Tom HarkinDIA$25,000$10,050
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$17,100
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$1,250
Jim InhofeROK$0$250
Dan InouyeDHI$19,000$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$7,950
Tim JohnsonDSD$38,950$0
Ted KennedyDMA$28,800$26,150
John F. KerryDMA$20,250$500
Amy KlobucharDMN$36,800$1,750
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$0$5,800
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$15,250$4,150
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$27,000$11,250
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$3,500$0
Carl LevinDMI$25,000$8,250
Joe LiebermanICT$6,400$2,750
Blanche LincolnDAR$25,800$22,600
Chester Trent LottRMS$0$1,080
Dick LugarRIN$5,000$3,000
Mel MartinezRFL$0$8,000
John McCainRAZ$2,000$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$43,750$7,100
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$8,500
Bob MenéndezDNJ$51,050$19,600
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$34,500$1,500
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$4,000
Patty MurrayDWA$41,838$16,000
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$28,999$8,750
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$20,000$1,800
Barack ObamaDIL$29,700$7,050
Mark L. PryorDAR$24,000$1,750
John "Jack" ReedDRI$27,390$1,150
Harry ReidDNV$32,000$13,500
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$950
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$27,000$11,550
Ken SalazarDCO$36,500$10,000
Bernie SandersIVT$45,000$5,500
Chuck SchumerDNY$19,000$5,500
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$6,500
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$4,200
Gordon SmithROR$4,000$11,300
Olympia J. SnoweRME$16,500$250
Arlen SpecterDPA$31,100$56,350
Debbie StabenowDMI$44,500$10,000
Ted StevensRAK$0$200
John SununuRNH$250$8,500
Jon TesterDMT$32,199$2,750
Craig ThomasRWY$2,000$0
John ThuneRSD$300$5,700
David VitterRLA$0$4,000
George VoinovichROH$2,000$3,500
John WarnerRVA$0$0
Jim WebbDVA$19,550$5,000
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$29,750$1,250
Ron WydenDOR$17,500$4,000

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$34,000$250
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$1,000$9,500
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0
Max BaucusDMT$31,200$26,150
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$22,500$5,729
Bob BennettRUT$0$1,500
Joe BidenDDE$0$250
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$25,000$0
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$9,149
Barbara BoxerDCA$30,500$24,050
Sherrod BrownDOH$56,900$13,075
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$500
Jim BunningRKY$0$2,000
Richard BurrRNC$0$22,000
Robert ByrdDWV$33,250$1,500
Maria CantwellDWA$4,600$5,000
Ben CardinDMD$37,700$8,250
Tom CarperDDE$21,580$11,100
Bob CaseyDPA$52,375$6,500
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$2,000$7,250
Hillary ClintonDNY$45,975$47,730
Tom CoburnROK$0$250
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
Norm ColemanRMN$0$12,380
Susan M. CollinsRME$1,000$6,700
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$30,000$16,550
Bob CorkerRTN$0$9,050
John CornynRTX$0$7,000
Larry CraigRID$0$0
Mike CrapoRID$0$0
Jim DeMintRSC$0$20,000
Chris DoddDCT$33,300$16,500
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$250$450
Pete DomeniciRNM$0$450
Byron DorganDND$24,000$11,500
Dick DurbinDIL$37,450$9,500
John EnsignRNV$0$5,000
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Russ FeingoldDWI$47,199$2,200
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$5,450$22,100
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$9,884
Chuck GrassleyRIA$2,500$14,250
Judd GreggRNH$0$0
Chuck HagelRNE$0$500
Tom HarkinDIA$25,000$10,050
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$17,100
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$1,250
Jim InhofeROK$0$250
Dan InouyeDHI$19,000$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$7,950
Tim JohnsonDSD$38,950$0
Ted KennedyDMA$28,800$26,150
John F. KerryDMA$20,250$500
Amy KlobucharDMN$36,800$1,750
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$0$5,800
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$15,250$4,150
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$27,000$11,250
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$3,500$0
Carl LevinDMI$25,000$8,250
Joe LiebermanICT$6,400$2,750
Blanche LincolnDAR$25,800$22,600
Chester Trent LottRMS$0$1,080
Dick LugarRIN$5,000$3,000
Mel MartinezRFL$0$8,000
John McCainRAZ$2,000$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$43,750$7,100
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$8,500
Bob MenéndezDNJ$51,050$19,600
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$34,500$1,500
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$4,000
Patty MurrayDWA$41,838$16,000
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$28,999$8,750
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$20,000$1,800
Barack ObamaDIL$29,700$7,050
Mark L. PryorDAR$24,000$1,750
John "Jack" ReedDRI$27,390$1,150
Harry ReidDNV$32,000$13,500
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$950
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$27,000$11,550
Ken SalazarDCO$36,500$10,000
Bernie SandersIVT$45,000$5,500
Chuck SchumerDNY$19,000$5,500
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$6,500
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$4,200
Gordon SmithROR$4,000$11,300
Olympia J. SnoweRME$16,500$250
Arlen SpecterDPA$31,100$56,350
Debbie StabenowDMI$44,500$10,000
Ted StevensRAK$0$200
John SununuRNH$250$8,500
Jon TesterDMT$32,199$2,750
Craig ThomasRWY$2,000$0
John ThuneRSD$300$5,700
David VitterRLA$0$4,000
George VoinovichROH$2,000$3,500
John WarnerRVA$0$0
Jim WebbDVA$19,550$5,000
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$29,750$1,250
Ron WydenDOR$17,500$4,000

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Teachers unions$1,008,340
Elderly issues/Social Security$269,015
Labor Unions$241,500

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Health & welfare policy$431,089
Chambers of commerce$314,238
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