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H.AMDT. 152

An amendment numbered 4 printed in House Report 115-179 to allow a physician to apologize to a patient for an unintended outcome without having the apology count against them in the court of law. Requires a plaintiff to provide a notice of intent to the physician 90 days before the lawsuit is filed. The amendment also defers to sundry state laws regarding lawsuits and outlines requirements witnesses must meet for testimony during trial.

Amends H.R. 1215

Jan 2, 2019: Stalled

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June 28, 2017
4:47 PM EDT
On agreeing to the Hudson amendment (A004) Agreed to by recorded vote: 222 - 197 (Roll no. 334).
June 28, 2017
4:00 PM EDT
Amendment (A004) offered by Mr. Hudson. (consideration: CR H5279-5281, H5283-5284; text: CR H5279-5280)