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H.R. 3755: Women’s Health Protection Act of 2021

To protect a person's ability to determine whether to continue or end a pregnancy, and to protect a health care provider's ability to provide abortion services.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Judy Chu

Sponsor. Representative for California's 27th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Sep 29, 2021
Length: 28 pages
Jun 8, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)

Failed Cloture on Feb 28, 2022

This bill is provisionally dead due to a failed vote for cloture on February 28, 2022. Cloture is required to move past a Senate filibuster or the threat of a filibuster and takes a 3/5ths vote. In practice, most bills must pass cloture to move forward in the Senate.

Other activity may have occurred on another bill with identical or similar provisions.


215 Cosponsors (215 Democrats)

2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

Position statements

Statement of Administration Policy

President Joseph Biden [D]: H.R. 3755 – Women’s Health Protection Act of 2021 (Sep 20, 2021)

What legislators are saying

Courtney Statement on Reported Draft Supreme Court Decision to Overturn Roe v. Wade
    — Rep. Joe Courtney [D-CT2] (Co-sponsor) on May 3, 2022

rep. Jeffries: we are going to protect and respect a womans freedom to make her own healthcare decisions.
    — Rep. Hakeem Jeffries [D-NY8] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 24, 2022

Hyde-Smith again votes to block democrats’ national abortion on demand until birth act
    — Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith [R-MS] on May 11, 2022

More statements at ProPublica Represent...


Jun 8, 2021

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

Sep 16, 2021
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Preprint (Rule).

Sep 24, 2021
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Feb 28, 2022
Failed Cloture in the Senate

The Senate must often vote to end debate before voting on a bill, called a cloture vote. The vote on cloture failed. This is often considered a filibuster. The Senate may try again.

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

Signed by the President

H.R. 3755 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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