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2009-S301 on Jan 22, 2009

Source: S.301&HR.3138
    An amendment to provide for transparency in the relationship between physicians and applicable manufacturers with respect to payments and other transfers of value and physician ownership or investment interests in manufacturers.
  • Requires any manufacturer of a covered drug, device, biological, or medical supply that makes a payment or another transfer of value to a physician, a physician medical practice, or a physician group practice to report annually, in electronic form, specified information on such transactions to the Secretary of Health and Human Services.
  • Requires any such manufacturer, or related group purchasing organization, also to report annually to the Secretary, in electronic form, certain information regarding any ownership or investment interest (other than in a publicly traded security and mutual fund) held by a physician (or an immediate family member) in the manufacturer or group purchasing organization during the preceding year.
  • Prescribes administrative penalties for failure to comply with these requirements.
  • Requires report submission procedures to ensure public availability of required information on a website.

    Participating counts on VoteMatch question 5. Question 5: More federal funding for health coverage Scores: -2=Strongly oppose; -1=Oppose; 0=neutral; 1=Support; 2=Strongly support.
  • Topic: Health Care
  • Headline: Disclose payments from manufacturers to physicians (Score: 1)
  • Headline 2: Sponsored bill to disclose pharma payments to physicians (Score: 2)

  • Key for participation codes:
  • Sponsorships: p=sponsored; o=co-sponsored; s=signed
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  • Cases: w=wrote; j=joined; d=dissented; c=concurred
  • Surveys: '+' supports; '-' opposes.

Democrats participating in 2009-S301

Jeff Bingaman s1sNM Democratic Sr Senator (Retiring)
Al Franken s1sMN Democrat/DFL Jr Senator
Baron Hill s2pIndiana Democrat (until 2010)
Ted Kennedy s1sMA Former Democrat Senator (until 2009)
John Kerry s1sMA Democratic Sr Senator
Amy Klobuchar s1sMN Democrat/DFL Sr Senator
Herbert Kohl s1sWI Democratic Sr Senator (Retiring)
Claire McCaskill s1sMO Democratic Sr Senator; previously state Auditor
Charles Schumer s1sNY Democratic Sr Senator
Jeanne Shaheen s1sNH Democratic Sr Senator
Bart Stupak s1sMichigan Democrat (until 2010)
Tom Udall s1sNew Mexico Democrat (Senate 2008)
Sheldon Whitehouse s1sRI Democratic Jr Senator, previously attorney general

Republicans participating in 2009-S301

Chuck Grassley s2pIA Republican Sr Senator

Independents participating in 2009-S301

Total recorded by OnTheIssues:

Democrats: 13
Republicans: 1
Independents: 0

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