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.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Michigan's 13th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 12, 2014
Length: 32 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced on March 12, 2014, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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25 Cosponsors (25 Democrats)
What legislators are saying
“Cohen's 9th District Wellness Series Continues with Infant Mortality & Maternal Health Forum”
— Rep. Steve Cohen [D-TN9] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 8, 2014
Mar 3, 2011
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 894 (112th).
Mar 12, 2014
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H.R. 4216 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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