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


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.


Richard “Rick” Santorum

Senator from Pennsylvania



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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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Related Bills

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S. 22 (Related)

Failed Cloture
Last Action: May 8, 2006

What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 23” means this is a Senate bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 3, 2006
Reported by Committee
May 4, 2006
Failed Cloture in the Senate
May 8, 2006


19 cosponsors (19R) (show)
May 8, 2006 5:54 p.m.
Cloture on the Motion to Proceed Rejected 49/44

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