To support States in their work to end preventable morbidity and mortality in maternity care by using evidence-based quality improvement to protect the health of mothers during pregnancy, childbirth, and in the postpartum period and to reduce neonatal and infant mortality, to eliminate racial disparities in maternal health outcomes, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for North Carolina's 12th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 22, 2019
Length: 11 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on May 22, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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19 Cosponsors (19 Democrats)
What legislators are saying
“Maternal Health Bill with ADAMS Provisions Clears Major Hurdle”
— Rep. Alma Adams [D-NC12] (Sponsor) on Nov 19, 2019
“Nadler & Johnson Request Justice Kavanaugh’s White House Records”
— Rep. Jerrold Nadler [D-NY12] on Aug 6, 2019
Sep 4, 2018
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 6698 (115th).
May 22, 2019
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Sep 10, 2019
Considered by Health
A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.
Apr 15, 2021
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2556 (117th).
H.R. 2902 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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