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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

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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