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S. 916: MOMMA’s Act

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A bill to improve Federal efforts with respect to the prevention of maternal mortality, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Richard Durbin

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Illinois. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Mar 27, 2019
Length: 43 pages
Mar 27, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Introduced on Mar 27, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on March 27, 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

Casey, Booker, Harris, Durbin Urge Finance Committee Leaders to Transform Medicaid Coverage to Reduce Maternal Mortality Rate
    — Sen. Robert “Bob” Casey [D-PA] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 23, 2020

Harris, Casey, Booker, Durbin Urge Finance Committee Leaders to Adopt Proposals to Reduce Maternal Mortality Rate
    — Sen. Kamala Harris [D-CA] on Sep 23, 2020

Illinois Delegation Endorses Postpartum Care Expansion for New Moms
    — Rep. Robin Kelly [D-IL2] on Feb 18, 2020

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Mar 27, 2019

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S. 916 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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