H.R. 157 (112th): Health Care Safety Net Enhancement Act of 2011


Jan 5, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 5, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Pete Sessions

Representative for Texas's 32nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Jan 5, 2011
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About the bill

Full Title

To improve access to emergency medical services, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

1/5/2011--Introduced.Health Care Safety Net Enhancement Act of 2011 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to deem a hospital or an emergency department and a physician or physician group of ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 5, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 157”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


52 cosponsors (49R, 3D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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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.

H.R. 6389 (Related)
Sequestration Prevention Act of 2012

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 13, 2012

S. 3473 (Related)
Sequestration Prevention Act of 2012

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 1, 2012

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