Bill Text — Sep 13, 2012
This bill’s text is now available.
Jan 27, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on January 27, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Nevada
Read Text »
Last Updated: Jan 27, 2011
Length: 25 pages
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.
1/27/2011--Introduced.Help Efficient, Accessible, Low Cost, Timely Healthcare (HEALTH) Act of 2011 - Sets conditions for lawsuits arising from health care liability claims regarding health care goods or services or any ... Read more >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Companion Bill — Passed House
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 5 (112th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on S. 218 (112th).
This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 218”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.
Last Action: Mar 22, 2012
Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 26, 2011
Search for similar bills.
Click a format for a citation suggestion:
Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 218 — 112th Congress: Help Efficient, Accessible, Low-cost, Timely Healthcare (HEALTH) Act of 2011. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s218
“S. 218 — 112th Congress: Help Efficient, Accessible, Low-cost, Timely Healthcare (HEALTH) Act of 2011.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. October 10, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s218>
|title=S. 218 (112th)
|accessdate=October 10, 2015
|author=112th Congress (2011)
|date=January 27, 2011
|quote=Help Efficient, Accessible, Low-cost, Timely Healthcare (HEALTH) Act of 2011