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S.2578: Protect Women's Health From Corporate Interference Act of 2014

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about health
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Sponsor Patty Murray, D-Wash.
Total Cosponsors 46 (45 Democrats, 1 Independent)
Introduced July 9, 2014
Latest Major Action July 16, 2014
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4th July 20, 2014

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Bill Summary

Protect Women's Health From Corporate Interference Act of 2014 - Affirms requirements, notwithstanding the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993, that: (1) an employer that establishes or maintains a group health plan for its employees must provide coverage of a specific item or service for the employees or their dependents where the coverage is required under federal provisions or regulations pursuant to those provisions; and (2) group health plans sponsored by an employer or employee organization, and any health insurance coverage, must provide coverage required under the Public Health Service Act, including preventive health services.

Authorizes the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services (HHS), and the Treasury to modify regulations concerning coverage of contraceptive services by group health plans of religious employers consistent with the purposes and findings (regarding coverage of birth control services and the Supreme Court decisions in Burwell v....

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 16, 2014 Motion by Senator Reid to reconsider the vote by which cloture was not invoked on the motion to proceed to the measure (Record Vote No. 228) entered in Senate. (consideration: CR S4535)
July 16, 2014

Cloture on the motion to proceed to the measure not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 56 - 43. Record Vote Number: 228. (consideration: CR S4535; text: CR S4535)

July 16, 2014 Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate. (consideration: CR S4513, S4528-4535)
July 15, 2014 Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate. (consideration: CR S4461, S4480)
July 14, 2014 Cloture motion on the motion to proceed to the measure presented in Senate. (consideration: CR S4451; text: CR S4451)
July 14, 2014 Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate. (consideration: CR S4443-4445, S4451-4452)
July 10, 2014 Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 459.
July 9, 2014 Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.