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Text of the Protecting Patients and Health Care Act of 2008

This bill was introduced on December 9, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Dec 9, 2008 (Introduced).

Source: GPO

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110th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 7310

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

December 9, 2008

(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

A BILL

To prohibit the implementation or enforcement of certain regulations.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Protecting Patients and Health Care Act of 2008.

2.

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 Weldon Amendment).