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H.R. 959: Black Maternal Health Momnibus Act of 2021

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To end preventable maternal mortality and severe maternal morbidity in the United States and close disparities in maternal health outcomes, 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: Feb 8, 2021
Length: 191 pages
Introduced
Feb 8, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Parts Incorporated Into Other Measures

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on February 8, 2021. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole. Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills.

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

Provisions of this bill also appear in:

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

183 Cosponsors (183 Democrats)

Prognosis
3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Underwood Supports Historic Investment in Lowering Costs for Illinois Families with Passage of the Build Back Better Act
    — Rep. Lauren Underwood [D-IL14] (Sponsor) on Nov 19, 2021

Adams Joins President Biden at the White House for Signing of Momnibus Bill
    — Rep. Alma Adams [D-NC12] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 30, 2021

Senator Baldwin Urges House and Senate Leadership to Prioritize Maternal Health in Next Recovery Package
    — Sen. Tammy Baldwin [D-WI] on Jun 17, 2021

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History

Feb 8, 2021
 
Introduced

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H.R. 959 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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