February 01, 2006
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After a five-hour debate on February 14, 2006, both The Tax-Exempt Hospital Responsibility Act and The Fair Billing and Collection Practices Act were passed in committee by two 6-5 votes at the Health Care Availability and Access Committee Hearing and will now be heard by the Illinois House of Representatives.
House Amendment No. 1 made the following changes to The Tax-Exempt Hospital Responsibility Act:
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