H.R. 1478 (111th): Carmelo Rodriguez Military Medical Accountability Act of 2009


Mar 12, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 7, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Maurice Hinchey

Representative for New York's 22nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 26, 2010
Length: 6 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend chapter 171 of title 28, United States Code, to allow members of the Armed Forces to sue the United States for damages for certain injuries caused by improper medical care, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

4/26/2010--Reported to House amended.Carmelo Rodriguez Military Medical Accountability Act of 2009 - Amends the Federal Tort Claims Act to allow claims for damages to be brought against the United States ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 12, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Oct 7, 2009
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 House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1478”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


12 cosponsors (10D, 2R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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H.R. 6093 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 20, 2008

S. 1347 (Related)
Carmelo Rodriguez Military Medical Accountability Act of 2009

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 24, 2009

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