John Chafee on Health Care

Last Updated : Apr 28, 2010

Voting Record

Amendment - Drug Reimportation

In July of 2006, a an amendment was voted on to prohibit the United States Customs and Border Protection from preventing an individual not in the business of importing a prescription drug from importing an FDA-approved prescription drug. John Chafee voted in favor of the amendment to prevent border patrol agents from taking prescription drugs from citizens crossing the border.

John Chafee voted in favor of the amendment to prevent border patrol agents from taking prescription drugs from citizens crossing the border.

Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003

The Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003 is sometimes called Medicare Part D. It was a sweeping reform that created plans for the senior citizens to purchase prescription drugs. The bill passed the Senate 54-44 John Chafee voted against Medicare Part D.

John Chafee voted against Medicare Part D.

 

Sponsored and Cosponsored Legislation

Session-103; Bill Number-S 1770; A bill to provide comprehensive reform of the health care system of the United States, and for other purposes. - Prime Sponsor

A bill that required universal coverage, lawsuit reform, and other overall health care reform.

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