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

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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Oct 29, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

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

Sponsor:

Mark Kirk

Representative for Illinois's 10th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 29, 2009
Length: 181 pages

History

Oct 29, 2009
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

H.R. 3970 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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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