S. 354 (109th): HEALTH Act of 2005


Feb 10, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 10, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Ensign

Senator from Nevada



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Last Updated: Feb 10, 2005
Length: 25 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

2/10/2005--Introduced.Help Efficient, Accessible, Low-Cost, Timely Healthcare Act of 2005 or the HEALTH Act of 2005 - Sets forth provisions regulating lawsuits for health care liability claims concerning the provisions of ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 10, 2005

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 354”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


6 cosponsors (6R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 607 (108th) was a previous version of this bill.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Mar 13, 2003

S. 367 (Related)
Pregnancy and Trauma Care Access Protection Act of 2005

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 10, 2005

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