To recognize and clarify the authority of the States to regulate intrastate helicopter medical services pursuant to their authority over public health planning and protection, patient safety and protection, emergency medical services, the quality and coordination of medical care, and the practice of medicine within their jurisdictions.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 4th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 11, 2009
Length: 9 pages
Feb 11, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on February 11, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Feb 11, 2009
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H.R. 978 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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