A bill to ensure the humane treatment of pregnant women by reinstating the presumption of release and prohibiting shackling, restraining, and other inhumane treatment of pregnant detainees.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senior Senator for Washington. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jul 17, 2018
Length: 13 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on July 17, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Democrats Introduce Legislation to Stop Trump Administration from Detaining and Shackling Pregnant Women”
— Sen. Dianne Feinstein [D-CA] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 17, 2018
Jul 17, 2018
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Mar 5, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 648.
S. 3225 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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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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