H.R. 2851 (103rd): Medical Liability Improvement Act of 1993


Aug 3, 1993
103rd Congress, 1993–1994

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on August 3, 1993, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


William “Bill” Thomas

Representative for California's 21st congressional district



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Last Updated: Aug 3, 1993
Length: 17 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To impose certain requirements on the resolution of medical malpractice liability claims, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require persons making certain medical malpractice payments to report such payments to the Secretary of the Treasury, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

8/3/1993--Introduced.Medical Liability Improvement Act of 1993 - Sets forth provisions concerning, with respect to medical malpractice liability claims:(1) limitations on attorney's fees;(2) limitations on noneconomic damages;(3) the statute of limitations;(4) ... Read more >

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Aug 3, 1993

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2851”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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H.R. 3600 (Related)
Health Security Act

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Last Action: Jun 23, 1994

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