IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
November 12, 2019
Mrs. Murray (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
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.
This Act may be cited as the
Put Patients First Act.
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).