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H.R. 315 (115th): Improving Access to Maternity Care Act

About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 315 requires the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to collect data to better place maternity health care professionals in existing primary care health professional shortage areas. Currently, maternity health care professionals can participate in the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) but they are not always placed where they are most needed. The bill will help better place maternity health care professionals in areas with the greatest need for their services. The National Health Service Corps (NHSC) places health care professionals who participate in their Loan Repayment Program ...

Sponsor and status

Michael Burgess

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 26th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Dec 11, 2018
Length: 2 pages
Introduced:

Jan 5, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 17, 2018

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 17, 2018.

Law:

Pub.L. 115-320

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 783: Improving Access to Maternity Care Act

Introduced on Mar 30, 2017. 100% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Jan 5, 2017
 
Introduced

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Jan 9, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Nov 29, 2018
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Nov 29, 2018
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Reported by Senate Committee.

Dec 6, 2018
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 17, 2018
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 315 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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