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Jul 11, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009
This bill was introduced on July 11, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Kansas's 3rd congressional district
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Last Updated: Jul 11, 2007
Length: 30 pages
To improve the availability of health information and the provision of health care by encouraging the creation, use, and maintenance of lifetime electronic health records of individuals in independent health record trusts and by providing a secure and privacy-protected framework in which such records are made available only by the affirmative consent of such individuals and are used to build a nationwide health information technology infrastructure.
7/11/2007--Introduced.Independent Health Record Trust Act of 2007 - Directs the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to prescribe standards for the establishment, certification, operation, and interoperability of independent health record trusts (IHRTs).Establishes ... Read more >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2991”). 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.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 2991 — 110th Congress: Independent Health Record Trust Act of 2007. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr2991
“H.R. 2991 — 110th Congress: Independent Health Record Trust Act of 2007.” www.GovTrack.us. 2007. October 13, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr2991>
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