New Cosponsor — Jul 16, 2014
New Cosponsor: Sen. John “Jack” Reed [D-RI]
The bill now has 46 cosponsors (45 Democrats, 1 Independent).
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Jul 9, 2014
113th Congress, 2013–2015
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 July 16, 2014.
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Last Updated: Jul 10, 2014
Length: 10 pages
A bill to ensure that employers cannot interfere in their employees' birth control and other health care decisions.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Reported by Committee
A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Failed Cloture in the Senate
The Senate must often vote to end debate before voting on a bill, called a cloture vote. The vote on cloture failed. This is often considered a filibuster. The Senate may try again.
This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2578”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). S. 2578 — 113th Congress: Protect Women’s Health From Corporate Interference Act of 2014. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s2578
“S. 2578 — 113th Congress: Protect Women’s Health From Corporate Interference Act of 2014.” www.GovTrack.us. 2014. February 9, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s2578>
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