Feb 5, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on March 13, 2003 but was never passed by the Senate.
Representative for Pennsylvania's 8th congressional district
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Last Updated: Mar 21, 2003
Length: 28 pages
About the bill
To improve patient access to health care services and provide improved medical care by reducing the excessive burden the liability system places on the health care delivery system.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Reported by Committee
A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Rules Change — Agreed To
This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 139 (108th).
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 5 — 108th Congress: Help Efficient, Accessible, Low-cost, Timely Healthcare (HEALTH) Act of 2003. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/108/hr5
“H.R. 5 — 108th Congress: Help Efficient, Accessible, Low-cost, Timely Healthcare (HEALTH) Act of 2003.” www.GovTrack.us. 2003. September 25, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/108/hr5>
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