H.R.2128 - To amend chapter 171 of title 28, United States Code, to allow members of the Armed Forces to sue the United States for damages for certain injuries caused by improper medical care.108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Frank, Barney [D-MA-4] (Introduced 05/15/2003)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||06/25/2003 Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration, Border Security, and Claims. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2128 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Amends the Federal Tort Claims Act to allow claims to be brought for damages against the United States for personal injury or death of a member of the armed forces serving on active duty or on full-time National Guard duty, arising out of medical or dental care furnished to such member in a fixed medical treatment facility operated by the Secretary of a military department or any other fixed medical facility operated by the United States.
Introduced in House (05/15/2003)
Provides for a reduction of claims under this Act by the present value of other benefits attributable to such death or injury that are received by the member and by that member's estate, survivors, and beneficiaries pursuant to other Federal provisions.