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. 
Senate Vote: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to the Consideration of S. 3

DID NOT PASS on April 18, 2007.

3/5 required to pass

voted YES: 55 voted NO: 42
3 voted present/not voting

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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
currently selectedSenateMotion 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4/16/2007Motion to proceed to consideration of measure withdrawn in Senate.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.
currently selectedVote4/18/2007Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to the Consideration of S. 3
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

86% more
$241,400
$268,215
$985,365
$1,494,980
$285,984
$515,981
$801,965
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 motion

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 on day of vote, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2003 – December 31, 2008.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$34,000$250Yes
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$1,000$12,050No
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0No
Max BaucusDMT$28,700$38,749Yes
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$22,500$5,000Yes
Bob BennettRUT$0$1,000No
Joe BidenDDE$0$250Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$25,000$0Yes
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$8,899No
Barbara BoxerDCA$30,000$30,493Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$55,650$10,500Yes
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$500Not Voting
Jim BunningRKY$0$2,000No
Richard BurrRNC$0$22,250No
Robert ByrdDWV$33,000$1,500Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$4,100$4,500Yes
Ben CardinDMD$37,700$7,500Yes
Tom CarperDDE$21,580$11,600Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$50,125$3,500Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$1,000$9,250No
Hillary ClintonDNY$45,750$41,330Yes
Tom CoburnROK$0$250No
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0No
Norm ColemanRMN$0$18,980Yes
Susan M. CollinsRME$1,000$10,000Yes
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$30,000$17,550Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$0$8,550No
John CornynRTX$0$7,000No
Larry CraigRID$0$0No
Mike CrapoRID$0$0No
Jim DeMintRSC$0$20,000No
Chris DoddDCT$31,300$17,000Yes
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$0$250No
Pete DomeniciRNM$0$450No
Byron DorganDND$25,000$11,500Yes
Dick DurbinDIL$35,300$12,125Yes
John EnsignRNV$0$5,000No
Mike EnziRWY$0$2,000No
Russ FeingoldDWI$43,699$1,700Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$5,200$17,600Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$11,384No
Chuck GrassleyRIA$2,500$24,250No
Judd GreggRNH$0$1,000No
Chuck HagelRNE$0$500Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$25,000$10,300Yes
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$18,100No
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$1,250No
Jim InhofeROK$0$250No
Dan InouyeDHI$19,000$250Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$8,750No
Tim JohnsonDSD$38,950$7,000Not Voting
Ted KennedyDMA$28,300$23,150Yes
John F. KerryDMA$20,250$5,100Yes
Amy KlobucharDMN$42,000$1,250Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$0$8,300No
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$15,000$3,400Yes
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$27,000$14,250Yes
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$2,500$0Yes
Carl LevinDMI$23,500$8,250Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$4,400$1,750Yes
Blanche LincolnDAR$30,800$24,850Yes
Chester Trent LottRMS$0$2,000No
Dick LugarRIN$5,000$3,000No
Mel MartinezRFL$0$5,500No
John McCainRAZ$2,000$0Not Voting
Claire McCaskillDMO$43,750$4,000Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$18,800No
Bob MenéndezDNJ$51,050$19,600Yes
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$34,500$1,500Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$4,000No
Patty MurrayDWA$44,088$16,500Yes
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$28,999$10,250Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$20,000$1,800Yes
Barack ObamaDIL$26,650$6,550Yes
Mark L. PryorDAR$24,000$1,250Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$26,790$1,150Yes
Harry ReidDNV$33,000$13,500No
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$950No
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$27,000$13,550Yes
Ken SalazarDCO$36,000$14,292Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$45,000$5,500Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$19,000$5,500Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$5,500No
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$3,200No
Gordon SmithROR$4,000$13,500Yes
Olympia J. SnoweRME$16,500$250Yes
Arlen SpecterDPA$30,600$49,163Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$43,950$10,000Yes
Ted StevensRAK$0$200No
John SununuRNH$0$15,600No
Jon TesterDMT$22,199$2,250Yes
Craig ThomasRWY$2,000$0No
John ThuneRSD$300$1,700No
David VitterRLA$0$4,000No
George VoinovichROH$2,000$4,000No
John WarnerRVA$0$0No
Jim WebbDVA$19,550$2,750Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$28,750$1,250Yes
Ron WydenDOR$17,500$5,000Yes

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$34,000$250Yes
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$1,000$12,050No
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0No
Max BaucusDMT$28,700$38,749Yes
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$22,500$5,000Yes
Bob BennettRUT$0$1,000No
Joe BidenDDE$0$250Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$25,000$0Yes
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$8,899No
Barbara BoxerDCA$30,000$30,493Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$55,650$10,500Yes
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$500Not Voting
Jim BunningRKY$0$2,000No
Richard BurrRNC$0$22,250No
Robert ByrdDWV$33,000$1,500Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$4,100$4,500Yes
Ben CardinDMD$37,700$7,500Yes
Tom CarperDDE$21,580$11,600Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$50,125$3,500Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$1,000$9,250No
Hillary ClintonDNY$45,750$41,330Yes
Tom CoburnROK$0$250No
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0No
Norm ColemanRMN$0$18,980Yes
Susan M. CollinsRME$1,000$10,000Yes
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$30,000$17,550Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$0$8,550No
John CornynRTX$0$7,000No
Larry CraigRID$0$0No
Mike CrapoRID$0$0No
Jim DeMintRSC$0$20,000No
Chris DoddDCT$31,300$17,000Yes
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$0$250No
Pete DomeniciRNM$0$450No
Byron DorganDND$25,000$11,500Yes
Dick DurbinDIL$35,300$12,125Yes
John EnsignRNV$0$5,000No
Mike EnziRWY$0$2,000No
Russ FeingoldDWI$43,699$1,700Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$5,200$17,600Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$11,384No
Chuck GrassleyRIA$2,500$24,250No
Judd GreggRNH$0$1,000No
Chuck HagelRNE$0$500Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$25,000$10,300Yes
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$18,100No
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$1,250No
Jim InhofeROK$0$250No
Dan InouyeDHI$19,000$250Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$8,750No
Tim JohnsonDSD$38,950$7,000Not Voting
Ted KennedyDMA$28,300$23,150Yes
John F. KerryDMA$20,250$5,100Yes
Amy KlobucharDMN$42,000$1,250Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$0$8,300No
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$15,000$3,400Yes
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$27,000$14,250Yes
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$2,500$0Yes
Carl LevinDMI$23,500$8,250Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$4,400$1,750Yes
Blanche LincolnDAR$30,800$24,850Yes
Chester Trent LottRMS$0$2,000No
Dick LugarRIN$5,000$3,000No
Mel MartinezRFL$0$5,500No
John McCainRAZ$2,000$0Not Voting
Claire McCaskillDMO$43,750$4,000Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$18,800No
Bob MenéndezDNJ$51,050$19,600Yes
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$34,500$1,500Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$4,000No
Patty MurrayDWA$44,088$16,500Yes
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$28,999$10,250Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$20,000$1,800Yes
Barack ObamaDIL$26,650$6,550Yes
Mark L. PryorDAR$24,000$1,250Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$26,790$1,150Yes
Harry ReidDNV$33,000$13,500No
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$950No
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$27,000$13,550Yes
Ken SalazarDCO$36,000$14,292Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$45,000$5,500Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$19,000$5,500Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$5,500No
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$3,200No
Gordon SmithROR$4,000$13,500Yes
Olympia J. SnoweRME$16,500$250Yes
Arlen SpecterDPA$30,600$49,163Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$43,950$10,000Yes
Ted StevensRAK$0$200No
John SununuRNH$0$15,600No
Jon TesterDMT$22,199$2,250Yes
Craig ThomasRWY$2,000$0No
John ThuneRSD$300$1,700No
David VitterRLA$0$4,000No
George VoinovichROH$2,000$4,000No
John WarnerRVA$0$0No
Jim WebbDVA$19,550$2,750Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$28,750$1,250Yes
Ron WydenDOR$17,500$5,000Yes

Interest Groups that supported this motion

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

Interest Groups that opposed this motion

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