S. 45 (111th): MCAP Act

Introduced:

Jan 6, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 6, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

John Ensign

Senator from Nevada

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 6, 2009
Length: 28 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill 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.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Jan 6, 2009
 
Introduced

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. 45”). 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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Cosponsors
13 cosponsors (13R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 243 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 10, 2007

S. 197 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 26, 2011

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