Key Votes

HR 2563 - Bipartisan Patient Protection Act - Key Vote

National Key Votes

Greg Walden voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Placed on Calendar (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (226-203) - (Key vote)

Title: Bipartisan Patient Protection Act

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill to protect consumers in managed care plans and other health coverage.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits insurance companies from limiting either procedures doctors can perform or medicines they can prescribe when treating patients.
  • Provides a 100 percent deduction of insurance for the self-employed.
  • Gives patient right to sue insurance companies in state court over medical decisions, with a $5 million dollar cap placed on non-economic damages.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Bipartisan Patient Protection Act

Sponsors

  • John 'Greg' Ganske (IA - ) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Gary L. Ackerman (NY - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Thomas H. 'Tom' Allen (ME - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert E. 'Rob' Andrews (NJ - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Joe Baca Sr. (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Joseph M. Baldacci (ME - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Tammy Baldwin (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert Laurence 'Bob' Barr Jr. (GA - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Thomas M. 'Tom' Barrett (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Howard L. Berman (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert Marion Berry (AR - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Leonard L. Boswell (IA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Frederick C. 'Rick' Boucher (VA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Sherrod C. Brown (OH - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Lois Capps (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Benjamin L. 'Ben' Cardin (MD - D) (Out Of Office)
  • William J. Coyne (PA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • John D. Dingell (MI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Barney Frank (MA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Benjamin A. Gilman (NY - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Bart Gordon (TN - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Ralph Moody Hall (TX - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jane Harman (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Joseph M. Hoeffel (PA - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Stephen 'Steve' Horn (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • William J. Jefferson (LA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Christopher 'Chris' John (LA - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Gerald D. 'Jerry' Kleczka (WI - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Dennis J. Kucinich (OH - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Tom Lantos (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Steven C. 'Steve' LaTourette (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James A. 'Jim' Leach (IA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Edward J. 'Ed' Markey (MA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Frank R. Mascara (PA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • James David 'Jim' Matheson (UT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert T. Matsui (CA - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Carolyn McCarthy (NY - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Karen McCarthy (MO - ) (Out Of Office)
  • James A. 'Jim' McDermott (WA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael R. 'Mike' McNulty (NY - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Martin T. 'Marty' Meehan (MA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • George Miller (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Dennis Moore (KS - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Constance A. Morella (MD - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Charles W. 'Charlie' Norwood Jr. (GA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Nick Joe Rahall II (WV - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Charles B. 'Charlie' Rangel (NY - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Lynn Nancy Rivers (MI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael Avery 'Mike' Ross (AR - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Steven R. 'Steve' Rothman (NJ - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Marge S. Roukema (NJ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Max A. Sandlin Jr. (TX - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Thomas C. 'Tom' Sawyer (OH - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Hilda L. Solis (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Fortney H. 'Pete' Stark (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Charles W. 'Charlie' Stenholm (TX - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Ted Strickland (OH - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Bart T. Stupak (MI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Karen L. Thurman (FL - ) (Out Of Office)
  • John F. Tierney (MA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Edolphus 'Ed' Towns (NY - D) (Out Of Office)
  • James 'Jim' Turner (TX - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Henry A. Waxman (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Albert R. Wynn (MD - D) (Out Of Office)

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