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H.R. 2975 (116th): Women’s Health Protection Act of 2019

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To protect a woman's ability to determine whether and when to bear a child or end a pregnancy, and to protect a health care provider's ability to provide reproductive health care services, including abortion services.

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Sponsor and status

Judy Chu

Sponsor. Representative for California's 27th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 23, 2019
Length: 21 pages
Introduced
May 23, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 23, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

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What legislators are saying

Bi-Cameral Bill to Protect Abortion Access Gets First House Hearing in Decades
    — Rep. Judy Chu [D-CA27] (Sponsor) on Feb 12, 2020

Engel Blasts Trump Administration for Playing Politics with Reproductive Health Care During Pandemic
    — Rep. Eliot Engel [D-NY16, 2013-2020] (Co-sponsor) on May 29, 2020

Burgess: The Question of Abortion, Sometimes Reduced to Yet Another Political Issue to Debate, is Personal for Me
    — Rep. Michael Burgess [R-TX26] on Feb 12, 2020

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History

May 23, 2019
 
Introduced

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Feb 12, 2020
 
Considered by Health

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H.R. 2975 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2975. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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