A bill 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. Senator for California. 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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20 Cosponsors (19 Democrats, 1 Independent)
What legislators are saying
May 22, 2019
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S. 1600 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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