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

Health policy. 110th Congress (2007-2008) View bill details
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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
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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4/16/2007Motion to proceed to consideration of measure withdrawn in Senate.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
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Total contributions given to Senators from Elderly issues/Social Security, which…

supported this bill

Elderly issues/Social Security$268,215
$268,215

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 Elderly issues/Social Security interest groups, 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$1,000$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0
Max BaucusDMT$6,500$0
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$0$0
Bob BennettRUT$0$0
Joe BidenDDE$0$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$4,000$0
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$4,000$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$13,000$0
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$0
Jim BunningRKY$0$0
Richard BurrRNC$0$0
Robert ByrdDWV$3,000$0
Maria CantwellDWA$1,000$0
Ben CardinDMD$10,450$0
Tom CarperDDE$1,580$0
Bob CaseyDPA$14,550$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$0
Hillary ClintonDNY$9,950$0
Tom CoburnROK$0$0
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
Norm ColemanRMN$0$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$0$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$6,000$0
Bob CorkerRTN$0$0
John CornynRTX$0$0
Larry CraigRID$0$0
Mike CrapoRID$0$0
Jim DeMintRSC$0$0
Chris DoddDCT$6,800$0
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$0$0
Pete DomeniciRNM$0$0
Byron DorganDND$4,000$0
Dick DurbinDIL$4,000$0
John EnsignRNV$0$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Russ FeingoldDWI$10,499$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$3,200$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$2,000$0
Judd GreggRNH$0$0
Chuck HagelRNE$0$0
Tom HarkinDIA$5,000$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0
Jim InhofeROK$0$0
Dan InouyeDHI$1,000$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$8,000$0
Ted KennedyDMA$1,800$0
John F. KerryDMA$0$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$12,700$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$0$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$5,000$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$3,500$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$0
Carl LevinDMI$1,000$0
Joe LiebermanICT$3,400$0
Blanche LincolnDAR$6,000$0
Chester Trent LottRMS$0$0
Dick LugarRIN$0$0
Mel MartinezRFL$0$0
John McCainRAZ$2,000$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$10,250$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$7,500$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$9,000$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0
Patty MurrayDWA$9,588$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$8,999$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$5,000$0
Barack ObamaDIL$3,500$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$3,000$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$2,400$0
Harry ReidDNV$6,000$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$2,000$0
Ken SalazarDCO$6,000$0
Bernie SandersIVT$5,500$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$1,000$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
Gordon SmithROR$4,000$0
Olympia SnoweRME$5,000$0
Arlen SpecterDPA$5,000$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$7,500$0
Ted StevensRAK$0$0
John SununuRNH$0$0
Jon TesterDMT$5,199$0
Craig ThomasRWY$0$0
John ThuneRSD$300$0
David VitterRLA$0$0
George VoinovichROH$2,000$0
John WarnerRVA$0$0
Jim WebbDVA$1,550$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$2,000$0
Ron WydenDOR$1,000$0

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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$12,050
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0
Max BaucusDMT$28,700$38,749
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$22,500$5,000
Bob BennettRUT$0$1,000
Joe BidenDDE$0$250
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$25,000$0
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$8,899
Barbara BoxerDCA$30,000$30,493
Sherrod BrownDOH$55,650$10,500
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$500
Jim BunningRKY$0$2,000
Richard BurrRNC$0$22,250
Robert ByrdDWV$33,000$1,500
Maria CantwellDWA$4,100$4,500
Ben CardinDMD$37,700$7,500
Tom CarperDDE$21,580$11,600
Bob CaseyDPA$50,125$3,500
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$1,000$9,250
Hillary ClintonDNY$45,750$41,330
Tom CoburnROK$0$250
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
Norm ColemanRMN$0$18,980
Susan M. CollinsRME$1,000$10,000
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$30,000$17,550
Bob CorkerRTN$0$8,550
John CornynRTX$0$7,000
Larry CraigRID$0$0
Mike CrapoRID$0$0
Jim DeMintRSC$0$20,000
Chris DoddDCT$31,300$17,000
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$0$250
Pete DomeniciRNM$0$450
Byron DorganDND$25,000$11,500
Dick DurbinDIL$35,300$12,125
John EnsignRNV$0$5,000
Mike EnziRWY$0$2,000
Russ FeingoldDWI$43,699$1,700
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$5,200$17,600
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$11,384
Chuck GrassleyRIA$2,500$24,250
Judd GreggRNH$0$1,000
Chuck HagelRNE$0$500
Tom HarkinDIA$25,000$10,300
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$18,100
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$1,250
Jim InhofeROK$0$250
Dan InouyeDHI$19,000$250
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$8,750
Tim JohnsonDSD$38,950$7,000
Ted KennedyDMA$28,300$23,150
John F. KerryDMA$20,250$5,100
Amy KlobucharDMN$42,000$1,250
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$0$8,300
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$15,000$3,400
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$27,000$14,250
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$2,500$0
Carl LevinDMI$23,500$8,250
Joe LiebermanICT$4,400$1,750
Blanche LincolnDAR$30,800$24,850
Chester Trent LottRMS$0$2,000
Dick LugarRIN$5,000$3,000
Mel MartinezRFL$0$5,500
John McCainRAZ$2,000$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$43,750$4,000
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$18,800
Bob MenéndezDNJ$51,050$19,600
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$34,500$1,500
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$4,000
Patty MurrayDWA$44,088$16,500
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$28,999$10,250
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$20,000$1,800
Barack ObamaDIL$26,650$6,550
Mark L. PryorDAR$24,000$1,250
John "Jack" ReedDRI$26,790$1,150
Harry ReidDNV$33,000$13,500
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$950
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$27,000$13,550
Ken SalazarDCO$36,000$14,292
Bernie SandersIVT$45,000$5,500
Chuck SchumerDNY$19,000$5,500
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$5,500
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$3,200
Gordon SmithROR$4,000$13,500
Olympia SnoweRME$16,500$250
Arlen SpecterDPA$30,600$49,163
Debbie StabenowDMI$43,950$10,000
Ted StevensRAK$0$200
John SununuRNH$0$15,600
Jon TesterDMT$22,199$2,250
Craig ThomasRWY$2,000$0
John ThuneRSD$300$1,700
David VitterRLA$0$4,000
George VoinovichROH$2,000$4,000
John WarnerRVA$0$0
Jim WebbDVA$19,550$2,750
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$28,750$1,250
Ron WydenDOR$17,500$5,000

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Teachers unions$985,365
Elderly issues/Social Security$268,215
Labor Unions$241,400

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Health & welfare policy$515,981
Chambers of commerce$285,984
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