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.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Feb 13, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
Died in a previous Congress
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
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).
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H.R. 1086 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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