skip to main content

S. 141: Protect Funding for Women’s Health Care Act

Call or Write Congress

A bill to prohibit Federal funding of Planned Parenthood Federation of America.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Joni Ernst

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Iowa. Republican.

Read Text »
Last Updated: Jan 16, 2019
Length: 3 pages
Jan 16, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Introduced on Jan 16, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on January 16, 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)

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Cassidy: Babies Who Survive Abortion Should Receive Proper Medical Care
    — Sen. Bill Cassidy [R-LA] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 4, 2019

Perlmutter Re-introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Expand Understanding and Forecasting of Space Weather
    — Rep. Ed Perlmutter [D-CO7] on Nov 22, 2019

Perlmutter Continues Work to Advance Space Weather Research, Forecasting Capabilities
    — Rep. Ed Perlmutter [D-CO7] on Oct 23, 2019

More statements at ProPublica Represent...


Jan 16, 2019

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

If this bill has further action, the following steps may occur next:
Passed Committee

Passed Senate

Passed House

Signed by the President

S. 141 is a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 141. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

How to cite this information.

We recommend the following MLA-formatted citation when using the information you see here in academic work:

“S. 141 — 116th Congress: Protect Funding for Women’s Health Care Act.” 2019. September 20, 2020 <>

Where is this information from?

GovTrack automatically collects legislative information from a variety of governmental and non-governmental sources. This page is sourced primarily from, the official portal of the United States Congress. is generally updated one day after events occur, and so legislative activity shown here may be one day behind. Data via the congress project.