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H.R. 315: 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: Jan 10, 2017
Length: 4 pages
Introduced:

Jan 5, 2017

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on Jan 9, 2017

This bill passed in the House on January 9, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis:

28% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Jan 5, 2017
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jan 9, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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

Pending
 
Passed Senate

Pending
 
Signed by the President

H.R. 315 is 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.

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