About the bill
- Full Title
To amend the Public Health Service Act to promote the adoption of health information technology, and for other purposes.
- Summary (CRS)
9/11/2008--Reported to House amended, Part I.Protecting Records, Optimizing Treatment, and Easing Communication through Healthcare Technology Act of 2008 or the Pro(TECH)T Act of 2008 - TitleI - Health Information TechnologySubtitleA ...
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The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
Jun 24, 2008
This is the first step in the legislative process.
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Jul 23, 2008
Reported by Committee
A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 6357”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
12 cosponsors (7R, 5D)
- Committee Assignments
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 6357 — 110th Congress: PRO(TECH)T Act of 2008. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr6357
“H.R. 6357 — 110th Congress: PRO(TECH)T Act of 2008.” www.GovTrack.us. 2008. November 30, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr6357>
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