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S. 2836 (116th): Put Patients First Act


The text of the bill below is as of Nov 12, 2019 (Introduced). The bill was not enacted into law.


II

116th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 2836

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

November 12, 2019

(for herself, Ms. Baldwin, Mr. Merkley, Ms. Hassan, Ms. Hirono, Mrs. Gillibrand, Mr. Leahy, Mr. Markey, Mrs. Shaheen, Mr. Booker, Mr. Blumenthal, Mrs. Feinstein, Mr. Menendez, Mr. Van Hollen, Mr. Brown, Ms. Rosen, Mr. Sanders, Ms. Harris, Ms. Klobuchar, Ms. Warren, Ms. Cantwell, Mr. Wyden, Mr. Murphy, Ms. Cortez Masto, Mr. Kaine, Mr. Bennet, Ms. Duckworth, Ms. Smith, Ms. Stabenow, and Mr. Cardin) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

A BILL

To prohibit the Secretary of Health and Human Services from taking any action to implement, enforce, or otherwise give effect to the final rule, entitled Protecting Statutory Conscience Rights in Health Care; Delegations of Authority.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Put Patients First Act.

2.

Prohibiting implementation of final rule

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Secretary of Health and Human Services may not take any action to implement, enforce, or otherwise give effect to the final rule, entitled “Protecting Statutory Conscience Rights in Health Care; Delegations of Authority” (84 Fed. Reg. 23170–23272, May 21, 2019).