S. 1370 (107th): Common Sense Medical Malpractice Reform Act of 2001


Aug 3, 2001
107th Congress, 2001–2002

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on August 3, 2001, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Mitch McConnell

Senator from Kentucky



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Last Updated: Aug 3, 2001
Length: 27 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to reform the health care liability system.

Summary (CRS)

8/3/2001--Introduced.Common Sense Medical Malpractice Reform Act of 2001 - Declares that, in a health care liability action that is subject to this Act:(1) the action may not be initiated unless ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Aug 3, 2001

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1370”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


5 cosponsors (5R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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