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H.R. 7898 (116th): To amend the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to consider certain recognized security practices of covered entities and business associates when making certain determinations, and for other purposes.


Sponsor and status

Michael Burgess

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 26th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Dec 21, 2020
Length: 2 pages
Introduced
Jul 31, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 5, 2021

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on January 5, 2021.

Law
Pub.L. 116-321
Cosponsors

2 Cosponsors (1 Republican, 1 Democrat)

Source

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 1895: Lower Health Care Costs Act

Ordered Reported on Jun 26, 2019. 1% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 5386: Promoting Better Patient Data Security Act of 2019

Introduced on Dec 10, 2019. 99% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Jul 31, 2020
 
Introduced

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Dec 4, 2020
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Preprint (Suspension).

Dec 9, 2020
 
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.

Dec 19, 2020
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Jan 5, 2021
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 7898 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 7898. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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