Text: H.R.570 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (01/15/2009)

1st Session
H. R. 570

To make certain regulations have no force or effect.


January 15, 2009

Ms. DeGette (for herself, Mr. Abercrombie, Ms. Baldwin, Mr. Boucher, Mrs. Capps, Mr. Connolly of Virginia, Mr. Farr, Mr. Grijalva, Ms. Harman, Mr. Hinchey, Mr. Kennedy, Ms. Lee of California, Mr. Loebsack, Mrs. Lowey, Mr. McDermott, Mr. Moore of Kansas, Mr. Murphy of Connecticut, Mr. Nadler of New York, Mr. Rothman of New Jersey, Ms. Schakowsky, Ms. Slaughter, Mr. Stark, Mr. Waxman, Mr. Welch, and Ms. Woolsey) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce


To make certain regulations have no force or effect.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Protecting Patients and Health Care Act of 2009”.

SEC. 2. Regulations on certain Federal health care statutes.

The final regulations issued by the Secretary of Health and Human Services entitled “Ensuring That Department of Health and Human Services Funds Do Not Support Coercive or Discriminatory Policies or Practices in Violation of Federal Law”, 73 Fed. Reg. 78072 (December 19, 2008), shall have no force or effect.