S. 1099 (111th): Patients’ Choice Act


May 20, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 20, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Thomas Coburn

Senator from Oklahoma



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Last Updated: May 20, 2009
Length: 248 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide comprehensive solutions for the health care system of the United States, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

5/20/2009--Introduced.Patients' Choice Act - Requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to convene an interagency coordinating committee to develop a national strategic plan for prevention. Provides for health ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 20, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1099”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


7 cosponsors (7R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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