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H.R. 4215: Excellence in Maternal Health Act of 2019

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To improve maternal health care quality, to improve the training of health care professionals to reduce or prevent discrimination in certain health care services, to improve perinatal care, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Larry Bucshon

Sponsor. Representative for Indiana's 8th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Aug 30, 2019
Length: 12 pages
Aug 30, 2019

Introduced on Aug 30, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on August 30, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

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Dr. Bucshon’s Maternal Health Legislation Passes Committee, Readied For a Vote on the House Floor
    — Rep. Larry Bucshon [R-IN8] (Sponsor) on Nov 19, 2019

Bucshons bipartisan bill prioritizes maternal healthcare
    — Rep. Susan Brooks [R-IN5] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 9, 2019

Reps. Bucshon and Carson Introduce Legislation to Advance Efforts to Address Preventable Maternal Mortality
    — Rep. Larry Bucshon [R-IN8] (Sponsor) on Sep 5, 2019

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Aug 30, 2019

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