A bill to improve women's access to health care services and provide improved medical care by reducing the excessive burden the liability system places on the delivery of obstetrical and gynecological services.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor. Senator for Pennsylvania. Republican.
Last Updated: May 4, 2006
Length: 32 pages
May 3, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress but was killed due to a failed vote for cloture, under a fast-track vote called "suspension", or while resolving differences on May 8, 2006.
May 3, 2006
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May 4, 2006
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May 8, 2006
Failed Cloture in the Senate
The Senate must often vote to end debate before voting on a bill, called a cloture vote. The vote on cloture failed. This is often considered a filibuster. The Senate may try again.
S. 23 (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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