S. 1696 (113th): Women’s Health Protection Act of 2013


Nov 13, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 13, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Richard Blumenthal

Senior Senator from Connecticut



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Last Updated: Nov 13, 2013
Length: 15 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to protect a women's right to determine whether and when to bear a child or end a pregnancy by limiting restrictions on the provision of abortion services.

Summary (CRS)

Women's Health Protection Act of 2013 - Makes the following limitations and requirements concerning abortion services unlawful and prohibits their imposition or application by any government:a requirement that a medical ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Nov 13, 2013

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1696”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


35 cosponsors (34D, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 217 (114th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 21, 2015

H.R. 3471 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 13, 2013

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