Key Votes

S AMDT 2371 - Medicare Prescription Drug Amendment - Key Vote

National Key Votes

Saxby Chambliss voted Nay (Motion Vote) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Motion Rejected (Senate) (51-48) - (Key vote)

Title: Medicare Prescription Drug Amendment

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote on a motion to waive the Budget Act, in order to adopt an amendment that grants the Secretary of Health and Human Services authority to negotiate contracts with drug manufactures for lower prices on bulk prescription drugs for Medicare.

Note:

NOTE: A MOTION TO WAIVE THE BUDGET ACT, IF ADOPTED, TEMPORARILY SETS ASIDE A SPECIFIC PROVISION OF THE BUDGET ACT OF 1974 SO THAT AN AMENDMENT THAT VIOLATES THE ACT MAY BE CONSIDERED. A 3/5 MAJORITY IS REQUIRED FOR ADOPTION.

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Medicare Prescription Drug Amendment

Sponsors

  • Olympia Jean Snowe (ME - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors