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.

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What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 1427” means this is a House of Representatives 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.

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History

Introduced
Apr 9, 2013

Details

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

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Votes

There have been no votes related to this bill.

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