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S. 3152 (116th): Data Mapping to Save Moms’ Lives Act


The text of the bill below is as of Dec 15, 2020 (Passed the Senate). The bill was not enacted into law.


116th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 3152

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

AN ACT

To require the Federal Communications Commission to incorporate data on maternal health outcomes into its broadband health maps.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Data Mapping to Save Moms' Lives Act.

2.

Mapping broadband connectivity and maternal health outcomes

(a)

Incorporation of maternal health outcome data

The Federal Communications Commission shall incorporate data on maternal health outcomes for not less than 1 year postpartum, as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention under subsection (b), into the most recently available broadband health mapping tools of the Commission.

(b)

Consultation with CDC

The Federal Communications Commission shall consult with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention regarding the maternal health outcomes that should be incorporated into the most recently available broadband health mapping tools of the Commission under subsection (a).

3.

GAO study

Not later than 1 year after the date of enactment of this Act, the Comptroller General of the United States shall study and submit to Congress a report on—

(1)

the effectiveness of internet connectivity in reducing maternal morbidity rates; and

(2)

who is best suited to take responsibility for ensuring better internet connectivity to reduce maternal morbidity rates.

Passed the Senate December 15, 2020.

Secretary