H.R. 894 (112th): Maternal Health Accountability Act of 2011


Mar 3, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 3, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Conyers Jr.

Representative for Michigan's 14th congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 3, 2011
Length: 32 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title V of the Social Security Act to provide grants to States to establish State maternal mortality review committees on pregnancy-related deaths occurring within such States; to develop definitions of severe maternal morbidity and data collection protocols; and to eliminate disparities in maternal health outcomes.

Summary (CRS)

3/3/2011--Introduced.Maternal Health Accountability Act of 2011 - Amends title V (Maternal and Child Health Services) of the Social Security Act to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 3, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 894”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


64 cosponsors (63D, 1R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 4216 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 12, 2014

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