S. 1693 (110th): Wired for Health Care Quality Act

Introduced:

Jun 26, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 27, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Edward “Ted” Kennedy

Senator from Massachusetts

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Aug 1, 2007
Length: 164 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to enhance the adoption of a nationwide interoperable health information technology system and to improve the quality and reduce the costs of health care in the United States.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Jun 26, 2007
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 27, 2007
 
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 Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1693”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Details

Cosponsors
16 cosponsors (12R, 4D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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