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H.R. 36 (113th): Health Care Safety Net Enhancement Act of 2013

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To improve access to emergency medical services, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Charles Dent

Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 15th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 3, 2013
Length: 7 pages
Jan 3, 2013
113th Congress (2013–2015)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 3, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


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What legislators are saying

Senator Roy Blunt Gives Major Boost to Congressman Dent’s Bill to Extend Liability Shield to Emergency Room Physicians
    — Rep. Charles Dent [R-PA15, 2005-2018] (Sponsor) on May 22, 2013

Senator Blunt Takes Lead On Bill To Target Medical Liability Protections, Lower Health Care Costs
    — Sen. Roy Blunt [R-MO] on May 22, 2013

Newsletter: November 2013
    — Rep. Marshall “Mark” Sanford [R-SC1, 2013-2018] on Nov 25, 2013

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Jan 3, 2013

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

H.R. 36 (113th) 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 36. This is the one from the 113th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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