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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill S.778 193rd (Current)

An Act to bring down the cost of prescription drugs

By Mr. Mark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 778) of Paul W. Mark for legislation to bring down the cost of prescription drugs. Health Care Financing.

Bill Information

Presenter:
Paul W. Mark

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to determine the feasibility of state-directed manufacture of certain prescription drugs, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public health.

Bill History

Displaying 6 actions for Bill S.778
Date Branch Action
2/16/2023 Senate Referred to the committee on Health Care Financing
2/16/2023 House House concurred
5/23/2023 Joint Hearing scheduled for 06/06/2023 from 10:00 AM-01:00 PM in A-1
6/2/2023 Joint Location Changed - Hearing scheduled for 06/06/2023 from 10:00 AM-04:00 PM in A-2
6/5/2023 Joint Hearing rescheduled to 06/06/2023 from 10:00 AM-04:00 PM in A-2
10/30/2023 Senate Accompanied a new draft, see S2492

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