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Announcement - Amendment Process Announcement for H.R. 3797

Mar 8, 2016
Dear Colleague:  
                                                 
The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of March 14th to grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 3797, the SENSE Act.
 

Press Release - Sessions: Bill Eliminates Waste, Fraud and Abuse in Medicaid System

Mar 2, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Pete Sessions (R-TX), chairman of the House Rules Committee, today issued the following statement after voting in favor of a measure that requires states to provide the Secretary of Health and Human Services certain information with respect to Medicaid provider terminations to eliminate waste, fraud and abuse within the system:

Press Release - Sessions Supports Fraudulent Joinder Prevention Act

Feb 25, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congressman Pete Sessions (R-TX), chairman of the House Rules Committee, today issued the following statement after voting in favor of a measure that provides a uniform approach to deciding fraudulent joinder, an act where trial lawyers unfairly add a party to a lawsuit for the sole purpose of keeping the lawsuit in a state court favorable to the plaintiff:

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