February 9, 1952


JAMA. 1952;148(6):472-478. doi:10.1001/jama.1952.02930060054018

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COMMITTEE ON LEGISLATION  At its meeting in Los Angeles on Dec. 4, 1951, the Committee on Legislation of the American Medical Association recommended approval or disapproval of 21 different legislative proposals. All of the recommendations of the Committee were accepted by the Board of Trustees on Dec. 6, 1951. Following is a brief résumé of the measures proposed by the 82nd Congress and considered by the Committee, with the position of the Association in each instance.C. Joseph Stetler, Secretary Committee on Legislation

S. 1848  Introduced by Senator Frear of Delaware and referred to the Senate Committee on Banking and Currency.

Digest of Bill.—  The bill would provide federal indemnity to institutions and individuals suffering property loss or personal injury as a result of enemy attack. The proposal would provide, among other things: (a) rehabilitation of community facilities and industrial activities (including hospital, medical schools, clinics, and other health facilities),

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