To amend title 10, United States Code, to ensure that members of the Armed Forces and their families have access to the contraception they need in order to promote the health and readiness of all members of the Armed Forces, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 14th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Apr 20, 2021
Length: 12 pages
117th Congress (2021–2023)
This bill was introduced on April 20, 2021, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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123 Cosponsors (123 Democrats)
What legislators are saying
“Rep. Sherrill Votes to Pass Bipartisan National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2022”
— Rep. Mikie Sherrill [D-NJ11] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 23, 2021
“Rep. Sherrill Votes for Bipartisan National Defense Authorization Act for FY2022”
— Rep. Mikie Sherrill [D-NJ11] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 2, 2021
Apr 4, 2019
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2091 (116th).
Apr 20, 2021
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H.R. 2709 (117th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 117th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2021 to Jan 3, 2023. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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