H.R.5239: Good Samaritan Health Professionals Act of 2021

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Good Samaritan Health Professionals Act of 2021 This bill extends liability protection for harm caused by acts or omissions by volunteer health care professionals in the course of providing certain health care services during specified public-health or national emergencies or major disasters. However, such liability protection shall not apply if (1) the harm was caused by willful or criminal misconduct, gross negligence, reckless misconduct,...

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Nov. 1, 2022
Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties.
Sept. 13, 2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Sept. 10, 2021
Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Sept. 10, 2021

Introduced in the House by Raul Ruiz (D-Calif.)

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