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H.R. 302: Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act of 2017

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Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 302 ensures that sports medicine professionals are properly covered by their malpractice insurance while traveling with athletic teams in another state. Specifically, when a sports medicine professional provides covered medical services to an athlete, athletic team, or a staff member of an athlete or athletic team in a state where the sports medicine professional is not legally authorized to practice, any services are deemed to have been provided in the state the professional is legally authorized to practice for the purposes of determining medical professional liability insurance and ...

Sponsor and status

Brett Guthrie

Sponsor. Representative for Kentucky's 2nd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 6, 2018
Length: 8 pages
Introduced:

Jan 5, 2017

Status:

Passed Senate with Changes (back to House) on Sep 6, 2018

This bill has been passed in the House and the Senate, but the Senate made changes and sent it back to the House on September 6, 2018.

The House Majority Leader indicated on Sep 22, 2018 that this bill may be considered in the week ahead.

Prognosis:

68% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Jan 5, 2017
 
Introduced

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

Jan 9, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 6, 2018
 
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 22, 2018
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

If this bill has further action, the following steps may occur next:
 
House Approves Senate Changes

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 302 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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