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.
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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.
Representative for New York's 22nd congressional district
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Last Updated: Apr 26, 2010
Length: 6 pages
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H.R. 1478 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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