H.R. 5 (109th): Help Efficient, Accessible, Low-cost, Timely Healthcare (HEALTH) Act of 2005

Introduced:

Jul 21, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 28, 2005 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor:

Phil Gingrey
Representative for Georgia's 11th congressional district
Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 29, 2005
Length: 26 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 2580 (110th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 6, 2007

H.R. 534 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 2, 2005

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What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 5” means this is a House of Representatives 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.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

History

Introduced
Jul 21, 2005
Passed House
Jul 28, 2005
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Details

Cosponsors
63 cosponsors (60R, 3D) (show)
Committee Assignments
Health

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

Votes
Jul 28, 2005 4:40 p.m.
Passed 230/194

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