H.R.6093 - Carmelo Rodriguez Military Medical Accountability Act of 2008110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Hinchey, Maurice D. [D-NY-22] (Introduced 05/20/2008)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 05/20/2008 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.6093 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/20/2008)
Carmelo Rodriguez Military Medical Accountability Act of 2008 - Amends the Federal Tort Claims Act to allow claims for damages to be brought against the United States for personal injury or death of a member of the Armed Forces arising out of a negligent or wrongful act or omission in the performance of medical, dental, or related health care functions that: (1) takes place other than in the context of combat; and (2) is provided by persons acting within the scope of their office or employment by or at the direction of the Armed Forces, whether inside or outside the United States.
Provides for a reduction of claims under this Act by the present value of other benefits attributable to such death or injury received by the member and by that member's estate, survivors, and beneficiaries pursuant to other federal law.