Text: S.2836 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (11/12/2019)


116th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. 2836


To prohibit the Secretary of Health and Human Services from taking any action to implement, enforce, or otherwise give effect to the final rule, entitled “Protecting Statutory Conscience Rights in Health Care; Delegations of Authority”.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

November 12, 2019

Mrs. Murray (for herself, Ms. Baldwin, Mr. Merkley, Ms. Hassan, Ms. Hirono, Mrs. Gillibrand, Mr. Leahy, Mr. Markey, Mrs. Shaheen, Mr. Booker, Mr. Blumenthal, Mrs. Feinstein, Mr. Menendez, Mr. Van Hollen, Mr. Brown, Ms. Rosen, Mr. Sanders, Ms. Harris, Ms. Klobuchar, Ms. Warren, Ms. Cantwell, Mr. Wyden, Mr. Murphy, Ms. Cortez Masto, Mr. Kaine, Mr. Bennet, Ms. Duckworth, Ms. Smith, Ms. Stabenow, and Mr. Cardin) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions


A BILL

To prohibit the Secretary of Health and Human Services from taking any action to implement, enforce, or otherwise give effect to the final rule, entitled “Protecting Statutory Conscience Rights in Health Care; Delegations of Authority”.

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 “Put Patients First Act”.

SEC. 2. Prohibiting implementation of final rule.

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Secretary of Health and Human Services may not take any action to implement, enforce, or otherwise give effect to the final rule, entitled “Protecting Statutory Conscience Rights in Health Care; Delegations of Authority” (84 Fed. Reg. 23170–23272, May 21, 2019).


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