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H.R. 1876: Good Samaritan Health Professionals Act of 2017

To amend the Public Health Service Act to limit the liability of health care professionals who volunteer to provide health care services in response to a disaster.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Marsha Blackburn

Sponsor. Representative for Tennessee's 7th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Apr 4, 2017
Length: 6 pages
Introduced:

Apr 4, 2017

Status:

Introduced on Apr 4, 2017

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on April 4, 2017. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Prognosis:

6% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Apr 4, 2017
 
Introduced

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

May 17, 2017
 
Considered by Health

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Pending
 
Ordered Reported

Pending
 
Passed House (Senate next)

Pending
 
Passed Senate

Pending
 
Signed by the President

H.R. 1876 is 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.

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