Reported by Committee — Feb 9, 2016
Last Action: Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 89.
Explanation: The committees assigned to this resolution sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on February 9, 2016.
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Jan 5, 1993
103rd Congress, 1993–1994
This bill was introduced on January 5, 1993, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for California's 47th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jun 2, 1993
Length: 8 pages
To reform the health care system by restoring the full tax deductibility of medical expenses; eliminating incentives for abusive litigation against hospitals, doctors, nurses, and health care providers; abolishing noneconomic damages in medical care liability actions; and redirecting punitive damages to community hospitals that care for the indigent.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Updated bill text was published as of Introduced.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 144”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 144 — 103rd Congress: Health Care Cost Containment Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/103/hr144
“H.R. 144 — 103rd Congress: Health Care Cost Containment Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 1993. February 10, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/103/hr144>
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