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H.R. 958: Protecting Moms Who Served Act

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To codify maternity care coordination programs at the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Lauren Underwood

Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 14th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 13, 2021
Length: 10 pages
Feb 8, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)

Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted, so there will not likely be further activity on this bill.

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This bill was incorporated into:

S. 796: Protecting Moms Who Served Act of 2021
Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 30, 2021. (compare text)

43 Cosponsors (41 Democrats, 2 Republicans)

4% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Co-Chairs and Co-Founders of Black Maternal Health Caucus Adams & Underwood Celebrate Passage of First Bill in the Black Maternal Health Momnibus Act in the House of Representatives
    — Rep. Alma Adams [D-NC12] (Co-sponsor) on May 13, 2021

Rep. Frankel Votes to Pass 13 Bipartisan Bills to Support Veterans
    — Rep. Lois Frankel [D-FL21] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 17, 2021

Simpsons Longstanding Support for Veterans
    — Rep. Michael “Mike” Simpson [R-ID2] on Oct 27, 2022

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute estimates H.R. 958 will add $16 million in new spending through 2026.


Feb 8, 2021

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Apr 15, 2021
Considered by Health

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May 4, 2021
Ordered Reported

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May 7, 2021
Text Published

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May 12, 2021
Passed House (Senate next)

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May 12, 2021
Reported by House Committee on Veterans' Affairs

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H.R. 958 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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