H.R. 1427 (113th): Truth in Healthcare Marketing Act of 2013

Introduced:

Apr 9, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 9, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Larry Bucshon

Representative for Indiana's 8th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Apr 9, 2013
Length: 5 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To ensure that patients receive accurate health care information by prohibiting misleading and deceptive advertising or representation in the provision of health care services, and to require the identification of the license of health care professionals.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Apr 9, 2013
 
Introduced

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Cosponsors
23 cosponsors (12D, 11R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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Related Bills

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H.R. 1741 (114th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 13, 2015

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