About the bill
Supporters say the government shouldn’t be able to obtain your sexual or reproductive health data, period.
Since the Supreme Court overruled Roe v. Wade in June, much focus has turned to popular apps or websites which track a woman’s menstrual cycle. The most popular app has 43 million active users, and that’s not even counting the millions of users for other alternatives in the marketplace.
Pro-choice people fear that law enforcement, in those states where abortion will now imminently become illegal or nearly-illegal, will look for and prosecute women who seek or obtain abortions using warrants for the sexual and reproductive health information stored on technological devices and platforms — such as menstrual cycle trackers.
Jen Klein, executive director of the White House Gender Policy Council, told …
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Junior Senator for Hawaii. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jun 16, 2022
Length: 19 pages
117th Congress (2021–2023)
This bill was introduced on June 16, 2022, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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12 Cosponsors (12 Democrats)
Jun 16, 2022
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S. 4434 (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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