H.Res. 1600: Supporting the critical role of the physician assistant profession and supporting the goals and ideals of National Physician Assistant Week

H.Res. 1600

Supporting the critical role of the physician assistant profession and supporting the goals and ideals of National Physician Assistant Week

Sponsor
Rep. Betty McCollum

Date
December 15, 2010 (111th Congress, 2nd Session)

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Floor Situation

H.Res. 1600 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Wednesday, December 15, 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds majority vote for passage.  The legislation was introduced by Rep. Betty McCollum (D-MN) on July 30, 2010.

Bill Summary

H.Res. 1600 would resolve that the House of Representatives supports:

  • “The critical role of the physician assistant profession for the significant impact the profession has made and will continue to make in health care; and
  • “The goals and ideals of National Physician Assistant Week.”

 

Background

According to the resolution’s findings, the American Academy of Physician Assistants recognizes October 6-12, 2010 as National Physician Assistant Week.