H.R. 3970 (111th): Medical Rights and Reform Act of 2009


Oct 29, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 29, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Mark Kirk

Representative for Illinois's 10th congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 29, 2009
Length: 181 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To protect the doctor-patient relationship, improve the quality of health care services, lower the costs of health care services, expand access to health care services, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

Medical Rights and Reform Act of 2009 - Prohibits federal funds from being used to permit any federal officer or employee to exercise any supervision or control over:(1) the practice ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Oct 29, 2009

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. 3970”). 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 (12R) (show)

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

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