S.771: Improving Access To Affordable Prescription Drugs Act

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about health
  • Introduced March 29, 2017
  • Latest Major Action March 29, 2017

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Bill Summary

This bill amends provisions of various laws relating to prescription-drug pricing and affordability. Specifically, the bill: expands reporting requirements for drug manufacturers and establishes corresponding civil penalties for noncompliance; adds reporting requirements for certain nonprofit patient-assistance programs; requires the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to report to Congress on the impact of patient-assistance programs on...

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Date Description
March 29, 2017
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
March 29, 2017

Introduced in the Senate by Al Franken (D-Minn.)

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