About the bill
- Full Title
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.
- Summary (CRS)
9/26/1996--Introduced.TABLE OF CONTENTS: TitleI - Epidemiological and Educational Activities Regarding Pregnancy-Related Complications Title II: Public Education Regarding Folic Acid as Dietary Supplement Title III: Newborns' and Mothers' Health Protection Act ...
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Sep 26, 1996
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4217”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 4217 — 104th Congress: Safe Motherhood Act of 1996. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/104/hr4217
“H.R. 4217 — 104th Congress: Safe Motherhood Act of 1996.” www.GovTrack.us. 1996. October 8, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/104/hr4217>
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