S.RES.60: A resolution supporting women's reproductive health.

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about health
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Sponsor Barbara Boxer, D-Calif.
Total Cosponsors 13 (All Democrats)
Introduced Feb. 27, 2013
Latest Major Action Feb. 27, 2013
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Bill Summary

Expresses support for efforts to: (1) ensure that women have access to contraception, other preventive services, and medically accurate information necessary to make health care decisions; (2) ensure that women who rely on the family planning and related preventive health grant programs of the Public Health Service Act, title XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act, and non-profit providers like Planned Parenthood continue to get cancer screenings, birth control, and other essential health care services; (3) ensure that women have access to affordable insurance coverage for all pregnancy-related health care needs; and (4) reduce health disparities between men and women and among women of different races, ethnicities, and sexual orientations.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 27, 2013 Referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (text of measure as introduced: CR S947)