May 3, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress but was killed due to a failed vote for cloture, under a fast-track vote called "suspension", or while resolving differences on May 8, 2006.
Senator from Pennsylvania
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Last Updated: May 4, 2006
Length: 32 pages
About the bill
A bill to improve women's access to health care services and provide improved medical care by reducing the excessive burden the liability system places on the delivery of obstetrical and gynecological services.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Reported by Committee
A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Failed Cloture in the Senate
The Senate must often vote to end debate before voting on a bill, called a cloture vote. The vote on cloture failed. This is often considered a filibuster. The Senate may try again.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). S. 23 — 109th Congress: Healthy Mothers and Healthy Babies Access to Care Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/s23
“S. 23 — 109th Congress: Healthy Mothers and Healthy Babies Access to Care Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2006. September 28, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/s23>
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