S.1112: Maternal Health Accountability Act of 2017

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about health
  • Introduced May 11, 2017
  • Latest Major Action July 9, 2018

Bill Summary

Maternal Health Accountability Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to establish a program under which HHS may make grants to states (including federally recognized Indian tribes and organizations) for the purpose of: (1) reviewing pregnancy-related and pregnancy-associated deaths (maternal deaths); (2) establishing and sustaining a maternal mortality review committee to review relevant information;...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 8 statements associated with S.1112.

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 9, 2018
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 502.
July 9, 2018
Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Reported by Senator Alexander with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. Without written report.
June 26, 2018
Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
May 11, 2017
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
May 11, 2017

Introduced in the Senate by Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.)

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