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Key Votes

S Amdt 214 - Prescription Drugs Amendment - Key Vote

National Key Votes

Edward Kennedy, Sr. voted Yea (Amendment Vote) on this Amendment.

Read statements Edward Kennedy, Sr. made in this general time period.

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Note

NOTE: THIS IS AN AMENDMENT TO A NON-BINDING CONCURRENT BUDGET RESOLUTION THAT SETS THE FUNDING LEVEL FOR DISCRETIONARY SPENDING. IT IS NOT SIGNED BY THE PRESIDENT AND THEREFORE DOES NOT HOLD THE WEIGHT OF LAW, BUT IS USED AS A GUIDE FOR CONGRESS AS IT PASSES THE ANNUAL APPROPRIATION AND OTHER BILLS.

Stage Details

Amendment - Amendment Rejected (Senate) (49-50) - (Key vote)

Title: Prescription Drugs Amendment

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt an amendment that would allow the Health and Human Services Secretary to negotiate with prescription drug manufactures for the best possible prescription drug prices.

Amendment - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Prescription Drugs Amendment

Sponsors

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

Co-sponsors

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