S.1885 - Prosthetic Limb Access Act of 1996104th Congress (1995-1996)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Inhofe, James M. [R-OK] (Introduced 06/19/1996)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 06/19/1996 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Judiciary. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1885 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (06/18/1996)
Prosthetic Limb Access Act of 1996 - Shields certain nonprofit providers, practitioners (health care professionals associated with such provider), or nonprofit organizations from liability for harm to a claimant caused by a recycled prosthetic device, except in cases of intentional wrongdoing that was the proximate cause of the harm.
Makes this Act applicable to any civil action brought by a claimant in a Federal or State court against a nonprofit provider or practitioner for harm allegedly caused by a recycled prosthetic device or against a nonprofit organization that made a referral to a provider or practitioner that involved such a device that allegedly caused harm.
Sets forth provisions regarding: (1) preemption; and (2) procedures for dismissal of civil actions.