Jun 27 2003

SENATE PASSES MEDICARE PRESCRIPTION DRUG BILL

Statement of Senator Richard Shelby

The United States Senate passed S.1, the Prescription Drug and Medicare Improvement Act. Senator Richard C. Shelby (R-AL) had the following statement regarding passage of the bill:

“This is a good first step towards providing a prescription drug benefit to America's seniors who desperately need it. After years of attempts, I'm pleased the Senate has passed this landmark legislation.”