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S. 647: Wall Street Tax Act of 2019

Sponsor: Brian Schatz [D-HI] on 2019-03-05
https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/116/s647

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The Senate bill would introduce a new progressive tax on financial transactions that would generate billions in revenue, while addressing economic inequality and reducing high risk and volatility in the market.

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S 630: Arbitration Fairness for Consumers Act

Sponsor: Sherrod Brown [D-OH] on 2019-02-28
https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/116/s630

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The bill aims to end the use of forced arbitration in student loans, credit card agreements, and employment contracts gives working Americans a fighting chance in court against powerful special interests.

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S. 583: DATA Privacy Act

Sponsor: Catherine Cortez Masto [D-NV] on 2019-02-27
https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/116/s583

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The DATA Privacy Act strengthens data privacy protections for American consumers while also ensuring corporations are focusing on implementing new data security standards and essential privacy protections. 

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H.R. 1046: Medicare Negotiation and Competitive Licensing Act of 2019

Sponsor: Lloyd Doggett [D-TX] on 2019-02-07
https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/116/hr1046

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The House bill would authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to negotiate drug prices and, if drug companies refuse to negotiate in good faith, it would enable the Secretary to issue a competitive license to another company to produce the medication as a generic.

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S. 377: Medicare Negotiation and Competitive Licensing Act of 2019

Sponsor: Sherrod Brown [D-OH] on 2019-02-07
https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/116/s377

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The bill would authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to negotiate drug prices and, if drug companies refuse to negotiate in good faith, it would enable the Secretary to issue a competitive license to another company to produce the medication as a generic.