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Key Votes

HR 1 - Medicare Prescription Drug bill - Key Vote

National Key Votes

Charlie Gonzalez voted Nay (Conference Report Vote) on this Legislation.

Read statements Charlie Gonzalez made in this general time period.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) - Became Public Law No. 108-173 -
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (54-44) - (Key vote)
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (220-215) - (Key vote)
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) -
Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

NOTE: THIS VOTE PASSED BY UNANIMOUS CONSENT, MEANING NO MEMBER OBJECTED TO THE PASSAGE OF THE VOTE. THIS DOES NOT NECESSARILY INDICATE THAT ALL MEMBERS FAVORED THE VOTE'S OUTCOME.

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (216-215) - (Key vote)

Title: Medicare Prescription Drug bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that would create an optional prescription drug benefit program through Medicare and bolster existing programs.

Highlights:
  • Creates a new program within Medicare that integrates existing medical coverage with the optional prescription drug coverage.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Medicare Prescription Drug bill

Sponsors

  • J. Dennis 'Denny' Hastert (IL - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Michael 'Mike' Bilirakis (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Roy Blunt (MO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jeb E. Bradley (NH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Virginia 'Ginny' Brown-Waite (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Max Burns (GA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Thomas Dale 'Tom' DeLay (TX - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jennifer B. Dunn (WA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Ernest Lee 'Ernie' Fletcher (KY - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Porter J. Goss (FL - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Nancy L. Johnson (CT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James O. 'Jim' McCrery III (LA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Deborah D. Pryce (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert Ruhl 'Rob' Simmons (CT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John A. Sullivan (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • William J. 'Billy' Tauzin (LA - ) (Out Of Office)
  • William M. 'Bill' Thomas (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
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