A bill to prohibit the use of restraints and restrictive housing on inmates during the period of pregnancy, labor and postpartum recovery, to collect data on incarcerated pregnant women in the United States and the results of such pregnancies, to address the health needs of incarcerated women related to pregnancy and childbirth, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Junior Senator for Kentucky. Republican.
Last Updated: Nov 14, 2018
Length: 24 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on November 14, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Nov 14, 2018
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S. 3616 (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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