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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:

Announcement - Amendment Process Announcement for H.R. 4557

Feb 25, 2016

Dear Colleague:                                                   

The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of February 29th to grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 4557, the Blocking Regulatory Interference from Closing Kilns Act of 2016.

Announcement - Amendment Process Announcement for H.R. 3716

Feb 24, 2016

Dear Colleague:                                                   

The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of February 29th to grant a rule that would provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 3716, the Ensuring Terminated Providers are Removed from Medicaid and CHIP Act.

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