New Cosponsor — Jul 16, 2014
New Cosponsor: Sen. John “Jack” Reed [D-RI]
The bill now has 46 cosponsors (45 Democrats, 1 Independent).
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.
7/9/2014--Introduced.Protect Women's Health From Corporate Interference Act of 2014 - Affirms requirements, notwithstanding the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993, that:(1) an employer that establishes or maintains a group health ... Read more >
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. (2015). 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. October 5, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s2578>
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