H.R.5695: Emmett's Law

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about health
  • Introduced May 7, 2018
  • Latest Major Action May 11, 2018

Bill Cosponsors

2 (1 Democrat, 1 Republican)

Bill Version

Bill Summary

Emmett's Law This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and the Health Resources and Services Administration to notify annually health care providers about health information that may be disclosed under federal privacy laws to families, caregivers, and health care providers during emergencies, including overdoses. The notification may be included in other (already required) training materials for health care providers...

(Source: Library of Congress)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 2 statements associated with H.R.5695.

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 11, 2018
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
May 7, 2018
Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
May 7, 2018

Introduced in the House by David McKinley (R-W.Va.)

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