New Cosponsor — Jul 30, 2010
New Cosponsor: Rep. Michael Castle [R-DE0, 1993-2010]
The bill now has 72 cosponsors (70 Republicans, 2 Democrats).
Feb 13, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on February 13, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Georgia's 11th congressional district
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Last Updated: Feb 13, 2009
Length: 26 pages
To improve patient access to health care services and provide improved medical care by reducing the excessive burden the liability system places on the health care delivery system.
2/13/2009--Introduced.Help Efficient, Accessible, Low Cost, Timely Healthcare (HEALTH) Act of 2009 - Sets conditions for lawsuits arising from health care liability claims regarding health care goods or services or any ... Read more >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
Earlier Version — Passed House
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 5 (109th).
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2580 (110th).
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1086”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.
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Last Action: Jun 6, 2007
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Last Action: Jun 19, 2009
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 1086 — 111th Congress: Help Efficient, Accessible, Low-cost, Timely Healthcare (HEALTH) Act of 2009. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr1086
“H.R. 1086 — 111th Congress: Help Efficient, Accessible, Low-cost, Timely Healthcare (HEALTH) Act of 2009.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. November 27, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr1086>
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