H.R. 4578 (113th): Peace Corps Equity Act of 2014


May 6, 2014
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 6, 2014, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Nita Lowey

Representative for New York's 17th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 6, 2014
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About the bill

Full Title

To require that Peace Corps volunteers be subject to the same limitations regarding coverage of abortion services as employees of the Peace Corps with respect to coverage of such services, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

5/6/2014--Introduced.Peace Corps Equity Act of 2014 - Amends the Peace Corps Act to subject abortion service coverage by the Peace Corps for volunteers to the same limitations that apply to ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 6, 2014

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4578”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


81 cosponsors (80D, 1R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 2291 (Related)
Peace Corps Equity Act of 2014

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 6, 2014

S. 813 (Related)
Peace Corps Equity Act of 2013

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 25, 2013

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