S. 766 (105th): Equity in Prescription Insurance and Contraceptive Coverage Act of 1997


May 20, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 20, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Olympia Snowe

Senator from Maine



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Last Updated: May 20, 1997
Length: 15 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to require equitable coverage of prescription contraceptive drugs and devices, and contraceptive services under health plans.

Summary (CRS)

5/20/1997--Introduced.Equity in Prescription Insurance and Contraceptive Coverage Act of 1997 - Amends the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 and the Public Health Service Act to prohibit a group ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 20, 1997

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 766”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


35 cosponsors (28D, 7R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 1200 (106th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 10, 1999

H.R. 2174 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 16, 1997

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