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HR 4250 - Patient Protection bill - Key Vote

National Key Votes

Saxby Chambliss voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

Read statements Saxby Chambliss made in this general time period.

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Legislation - Bill Tabled (Senate) (50-47) -
Note:

NOTE: A SENATOR MAY MOVE TO TABLE ANY PENDING LEGISLATION, THUS HALTING FURTHER CONSIDERATION. A "YEA" VOTE IS IN SUPPORT OF HALTING FURTHER CONSIDERATION, AND A "NAY" VOTE IS IN SUPPORT OF FURTHER CONSIDERATION. TABLING MOTIONS ARE OFTEN USED TO KILL LEGISLATION.

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (216-210) - (Key vote)

Title: Patient Protection bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill reforming health care practices with group health plans, HMOs, and other collective health organizations.

Highlights:
  • Allows patients to designate their gynecologist, obstetrician, or pediatric doctor as their primary care giver.
  • Requires health plans to cover emergency services as expected by a 'prudent layperson'.
  • Permits health care providers to give advice to patients without restrictions from health plans.
  • Removes many restrictions on medical savings accounts, such as limiting the number of such accounts and who can have one.
  • Limits the amount of non-economic damages received in malpractice lawsuits to $250,000 while allowing states to adjust this limit.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Patient Protection bill

Sponsors

  • Newton Leroy 'Newt' Gingrich (GA - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • William Reynolds 'Bill' Archer (TX - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Cass Ballenger (NC - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Roscoe G. Bartlett (MD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael 'Mike' Bilirakis (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Thomas J. 'Tom' Bliley Jr. (VA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Roy Blunt (MO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jim Bunning (KY - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Charles T. Canady (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Clarence Saxby Chambliss (GA - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael Allen 'Mac' Collins (GA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John C. Cooksey (LA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Barbara L. Cubin (WY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Randall H. 'Duke' Cunningham (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jay W. Dickey (AR - ) (Out Of Office)
  • David T. Dreier (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jennifer B. Dunn (WA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Philip 'Phil' English (PA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Harris W. Fawell (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Mark Foley (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Tillie K. Fowler (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jon David Fox (PA - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Elton W. Gallegly (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James A. 'Jim' Gibbons (NV - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Wayne T. Gilchrest (MD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Paul E. Gillmor (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • William F. 'Bill' Goodling (PA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Porter J. Goss (FL - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Lindsey O. Graham (SC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James C. 'Jim' Greenwood (PA - ) (Out Of Office)
  • J. Dennis 'Denny' Hastert (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John David 'J.D.' Hayworth Jr. (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Walter 'Wally' Herger Jr. (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Richard A. 'Rick' Hill (MT - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Van Hilleary (TN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • David Lee 'Dave' Hobson (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Stephen 'Steve' Horn (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • William 'Asa' Hutchinson (AR - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Henry J. Hyde (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John Richard Kasich (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Sue W. Kelly (NY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Joseph K. 'Joe' Knollenberg (MI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John Linder (GA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Bill McCollum (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James O. 'Jim' McCrery III (LA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jack Metcalf (WA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert William 'Bob' Ney (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Anne Meagher Northup (KY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Charles W. 'Charlie' Norwood Jr. (GA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • William 'Bill' Paxon (NY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John E. Peterson (PA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Deborah D. Pryce (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • William T. 'Bill' Redmond (NM - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Ralph S. Regula (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Frank Duhcan Riggs (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Joseph R. 'Joe' Skeen (NM - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Nick Smith (MI - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Gerald B.H. 'Jerry' Solomon (NY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Floyd Davidson Spence (SC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James M. 'Jim' Talent (MO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • William J. 'Billy' Tauzin (LA - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Todd Tiahrt (KS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Zach Wamp (TN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • David Weldon (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Roger F. Wicker (MS - R) (Out Of Office)
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