H.R. 870 (110th): To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide liability protections for employees and contractors of health centers under section 330 of such Act who provide health services in emergency areas.


Feb 7, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 7, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Paul Gillmor

Representative for Ohio's 5th congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 7, 2007
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About the bill

Summary (CRS)

2/7/2007--Introduced.Amends the Public Health Service Act to deem certain physicians or other licensed or certified health care practitioners to be employees of the Public Health Service for purposes of any ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 7, 2007

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 870”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


3 cosponsors (2D, 1R) (show)
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