H.R. 5690 (111th): Meaningful End to Defensive Medicine & Aimless Lawsuits (MedMal) Act of 2010

Introduced:

Jul 1, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 1, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Phil Gingrey
Representative for Georgia's 11th congressional district
Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 1, 2010
Length: 26 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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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The “H.R.” in “H.R. 5690” means this is a House of Representatives 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.

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History

Introduced
Jul 1, 2010

Details

Cosponsors
29 cosponsors (29R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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