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H.R.4750: Standard of Care Protection Act of 2014

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about health
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Sponsor Phil Gingrey, R-Ga.
Total Cosponsors 7 (2 Democrats, 5 Republicans)
Introduced May 28, 2014
Latest Major Action July 21, 2014
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Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the House   
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Bill Summary

Standard of Care Protection Act of 2014 - Provides that the development, recognition, or implementation of any guideline or other standard under any provision of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the health care-related parts of the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010, or titles XVIII (Medicare) and XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act shall not be construed to: (1) establish the standard or duty of care owed by a health care provider to a patient in any medical malpractice or medical product liability action or claim, or (2) preempt any standard or duty of care established under state or common law.

Prohibits such health care provisions from being construed to preempt any state or common law governing medical professional or medical product liability actions or claims.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 21, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.
May 30, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
May 28, 2014 Referred to House Judiciary
May 28, 2014 Referred to House Energy and Commerce