H.Res. 382: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1215) 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.

This resolution sets the rules for debate for another bill, such as limiting who can submit an amendment and setting floor debate time.

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Jun 13, 2017


Ordered Reported on Jun 13, 2017

The committees assigned to this resolution sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on June 13, 2017.


Michael Burgess

Representative for Texas's 26th congressional district



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Jun 13, 2017

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A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee. The House Committee on Rules issued the report which may provide insight into the purpose of the legislation.

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H.Res. 382 is a simple resolution in the United States Congress.

A simple resolution is used for matters that affect just one chamber of Congress, often to change the rules of the chamber to set the manner of debate for a related bill. It must be agreed to in the chamber in which it was introduced. It is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law.

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