To promote safer motherhood through improved surveillance and research on pregnancy outcomes through health professional and public education regarding pregnancy-related morbidity and mortality, through increased public education concerning folic acid supplements, through requiring health plan coverage of minimum hospital stays for childbirth, and through establishment of quality standards for facilities performing ultrasound procedures.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Colorado's 1st congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Sep 26, 1996
Length: 62 pages
Sep 26, 1996
104th Congress, 1995–1996
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on September 26, 1996, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Sep 26, 1996
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H.R. 4217 (104th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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