S. 2578 (113th): Protect Women’s Health From Corporate Interference Act of 2014


Jul 9, 2014
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

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.


Patty Murray

Senior Senator from Washington



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Last Updated: Jul 10, 2014
Length: 10 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to ensure that employers cannot interfere in their employees' birth control and other health care decisions.

Summary (CRS)

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.


Jul 9, 2014

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 10, 2014
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.

Jul 16, 2014
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.


46 cosponsors (45D, 1I) (show)
Jul 16, 2014 2:09 p.m.
Cloture on the Motion to Proceed Rejected 56/43

Related Bills

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H.R. 5051 (Related)
Protect Women’s Health From Corporate Interference Act of 2014

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 9, 2014

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