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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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Georgia's 11th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jul 1, 2010
Length: 26 pages
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on July 1, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jul 1, 2010
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H.R. 5690 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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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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