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S. 1985: Protect Access to Birth Control Act

A bill to repeal the rules issued by the Department of the Treasury, the Department of Labor, and the Department of Health and Human Services entitled "Religious Exemptions and Accommodations for Coverage of Certain Preventive Services Under the Affordable Care Act" and "Moral Exemptions and Accommodations for Coverage of Certain Preventive Services Under the Affordable Care Act".

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Patty Murray

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Washington. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Oct 19, 2017
Length: 2 pages
Introduced:

Oct 19, 2017

Status:

Introduced on Oct 19, 2017

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on October 19, 2017. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Prognosis:

6% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Oct 19, 2017
 
Introduced

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Pending
 
Ordered Reported

Pending
 
Passed Senate (House next)

Pending
 
Passed House

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Signed by the President

S. 1985 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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