H.R. 2523 (112th): Physician Availability Act of 2011

Introduced:

Jul 13, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 13, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Janice “Jan” Schakowsky

Representative for Illinois's 9th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 13, 2011
Length: 6 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To assure that the services of a nonemergency department physician are available to hospital patients 24 hours a day, seven days a week in all non-Federal hospitals with at least 100 licensed beds.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Jul 13, 2011
 
Introduced

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Cosponsors
none
Committee Assignments
Health

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Votes

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

Subject Areas
Related Bills

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H.R. 2388 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 13, 2009

H.R. 244 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 14, 2013

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