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House Committee on Energy and CommerceHealthHouse Committee on the JudiciaryThe Constitution and Civil JusticeCrime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and InvestigationsIntroducedDecember 12th, 2013
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To provide protections for certain sports medicine professionals who provide certain medical services in a secondary State.
Provides that for purposes of medical professional liability insurance or civil and criminal malpractice liability determinations, a physician or athletic trainer (covered sports medicine professional) who is authorized to practice medicine in a state (primary state) and who provides medical services to an athlete or athletic team in a state where such professional is not authorized to practice (secondary state) shall be deemed to have provided such medical services in the primary state, provided that prior to providing the covered medical services such professional has disclosed the nature and extent of such services to the entity that provides such professional with medical professional liability insurance in the primary state.