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Last Action: This bill passed in the House on June 9, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
Mar 12, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004
This bill was introduced on March 13, 2003, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Nevada
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Last Updated: Mar 13, 2003
Length: 30 pages
A 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.
3/12/2003--Introduced.Help Efficient, Accessible, Low Cost, Timely Healthcare (HEALTH) Act of 2003 - Makes changes to the health care liability system, including compensation for injured patients and other issues arising out ... Read more >
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Reported by Committee
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Companion Bill — Passed House
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 5 (108th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on S. 607 (108th).
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 354 (109th).
This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 607”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 10, 2005
Last Action: Mar 13, 2003
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 607 — 108th Congress: HEALTH Act of 2003. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/108/s607
“S. 607 — 108th Congress: HEALTH Act of 2003.” www.GovTrack.us. 2003. November 26, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/108/s607>
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