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.

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Overview

Introduced:

Apr 4, 2017

Status:

Referred to Committee on Apr 4, 2017

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on April 4, 2017, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Marsha Blackburn

Representative for Tennessee's 7th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Apr 4, 2017
Length: 6 pages

Prognosis:

1% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Apr 4, 2017
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

 
Ordered Reported by Committee

 
Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
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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