H.R.4634 - National Capital Area Physician Emergency Assistance Act107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Morella, Constance A. [R-MD-8] (Introduced 05/01/2002)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 05/06/2002 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4634 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)
National Capital Area Physician Emergency Assistance Act - Permits physicians licensed in Virginia, Maryland, or the District of Columbia to provide services to victims of emergencies in any of such jurisdictions regardless of the jurisdiction of their licensure whenever and wherever a public health emergency is declared by the relevant Governor or Mayor or by the President for the entire National Capital Area.
Introduced in House (05/01/2002)
Protects physicians from liability for all but willful, criminal, or reckless misconduct, gross negligence, or a conscious, flagrant indifference to the rights or safety of others while performing such volunteer emergency service.
Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services to provide an advance registration system for physician volunteers which verifies their credentials, licences, and hospital privileges.