01RS HC62


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HCR 62 (BR 925) - B. Crall, P. Bather, J. Reinhardt, S. Westrom

     Petition the United States Department of Health and Human Services to curtail the advertisement of prescription drugs in newspapers, magazines, radio, and telecommunications targeted to the public at large; urge the department to place a two-year moratorium on such advertising, except in mailings and publications targeted to medical doctors and scientists; urge the department to study the impact of the moratorium and extend its application if savings in the costs of prescription drugs occur and are passed to the consumer; request that the Clerk of the House of Representatives transmits copies to the Secretary of the Department and the Kentucky Congressional delegation.

     Feb 9-introduced in House
     Feb 12-to Health and Welfare (H)
     Feb 15-posted in committee
     Feb 23-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 26-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 27-recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue (H)

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