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H.R. 252 (109th): Infant Protection and Baby Switching Prevention Act of 2005

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To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require hospitals reimbursed under the Medicare system to establish and implement security procedures to reduce the likelihood of infant patient abduction and baby switching, including procedures for identifying all infant patients in the hospital in a manner that ensures that it will be evident if infants are missing from the hospital.

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Sheila Jackson Lee

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 18th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jan 6, 2005
Length: 6 pages
Introduced
Jan 6, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 6, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

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History

Jan 6, 2005
 
Introduced

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H.R. 252 (109th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 109th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2005 to Dec 9, 2006. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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