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 titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Nevada. Republican.
Last Updated: Jan 27, 2011
Length: 25 pages
Jan 27, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on January 27, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jan 27, 2011
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Mar 22, 2012
Companion Bill — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 5 (112th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on S. 218 (112th).
S. 218 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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