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H.R. 4771 (114th): Help Efficient, Accessible, Low-cost, Timely Healthcare (HEALTH) Act of 2016

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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.

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Sponsor and status

Trent Franks

Sponsor. Representative for Arizona's 8th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Mar 17, 2016
Length: 24 pages
Introduced
Mar 17, 2016
114th Congress (2015–2017)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 17, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).

Cosponsors

1 Cosponsor (1 Republican)

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History

Mar 17, 2016
 
Introduced

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Mar 22, 2016
 
Considered by House Committee on the Judiciary

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H.R. 4771 (114th) 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. 4771. This is the one from the 114th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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