New Cosponsor — Jul 30, 2010
New Cosponsor: Rep. Aaron Schock [R-IL18, 2009-2015]
The bill now has 29 cosponsors (29 Republicans).
Jul 1, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on July 1, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Georgia's 11th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jul 1, 2010
Length: 26 pages
To improve patient access to health care services and provide improved medical care by reducing the excessive burden the liability system places on the health care delivery system, and for other purposes.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 5690 — 111th Congress: Meaningful End to Defensive Medicine & Aimless Lawsuits (MedMal) Act of 2010. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr5690
“H.R. 5690 — 111th Congress: Meaningful End to Defensive Medicine & Aimless Lawsuits (MedMal) Act of 2010.” www.GovTrack.us. 2010. July 31, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr5690>
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