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S AMDT 2730 - Medicare Part D Amendment - Key Vote

National Key Votes

Mark Dayton voted Yea (Motion Vote) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Motion Rejected (Senate) (52-45) - (Key vote)

Title: Medicare Part D Amendment

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote on a motion to waive the Budget Act in order to adopt an amendment that expands the 6-month enrollment period for the Prescription Drug Benefit Program to the entire year of 2006 and allows beneficiaries, to change plans once in that year when they make a mistake without penalty after enrollment.

Highlights:
  • Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services to fully reimburse pharmacies, States and individuals for cost in 2006 for covered part D drugs.
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 Part D Amendment

Sponsors

Co-sponsors

  • Jeff Bingaman (NM - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Hillary Rodham Clinton (NY - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Joseph I. 'Joe' Lieberman (CT - I) (Out Of Office)
  • Ken Salazar (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
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