S. 23 (109th): Healthy Mothers and Healthy Babies Access to Care Act

Introduced:

May 3, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:
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.

Sponsor:

Richard “Rick” Santorum

Senator from Pennsylvania

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: May 4, 2006
Length: 32 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

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History

May 3, 2006
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 4, 2006
 
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.

May 8, 2006
 
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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