H. R. 7310
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
December 9, 2008
Ms. DeGette (for herself, Ms. Slaughter, Mrs. Capps, Ms. Baldwin, Mr. Nadler, Ms. Schakowsky, and Mr. Waxman) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce
To prohibit the implementation or enforcement of certain regulations.
This Act may be cited as the
Protecting Patients and Health Care Act of 2008.
Limitation on regulations
The Secretary of Health and Human Services shall not finalize, enforce, implement, or take other action in furtherance of proposed regulations of the Department of Health and Human Services, 73 Fed. Reg. 50274 (August 26, 2008) (under the authority of section 401 of the Health Programs Extension Act of 1973 (42 U.S.C. 300a–7), commonly referred to as the
Church Amendments, section 245 of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 238n), and section 508(d) of division G of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2008 (Public Law 110–161), commonly referred to as the