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

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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Mar 12, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

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

Sponsor:

Maurice Hinchey

Representative for New York's 22nd congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Apr 26, 2010
Length: 6 pages

History

Mar 12, 2009
 
Introduced

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Oct 7, 2009
 
Reported by Committee

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H.R. 1478 (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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