MA H4448 | 2019-2020 | 191st General Court

Note: Replaces legislation H1949
Note: Legislation replaced by H4818


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 63-3-1)
Status: Introduced on February 26 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-06-29 - New draft substituted, see H4818
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


To reduce racial disparities in maternal health

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To reduce racial disparities in maternal health


House Joint Committee on Public Health CommitteeRep. Kay Khan [D]Rep. Liz Miranda [D]Sen. Rebecca Rausch [D]
Rep. Ruth Balser [D]Rep. Christine Barber [D]Rep. Jennifer Benson [D]Rep. David Biele [D]
Rep. Natalie Blais [D]Rep. Peter Capano [D]Rep. Tackey Chan [D]Sen. Harriette Chandler [D]
Rep. Michelle Ciccolo [D]Rep. Daniel Cullinane [D]Sen. Julian Cyr [D]Sen. Salvatore DiDomenico [D]
Rep. Mindy Domb [D]Rep. Daniel Donahue [D]Rep. William Driscoll [D]Rep. Carolyn Dykema [D]
Rep. Lori Ehrlich [D]Sen. James Eldridge [D]Rep. Nika Elugardo [D]Rep. Kimberly Ferguson [R]
Rep. Dylan Fernandes [D]Rep. Sean Garballey [D]Rep. Denise Garlick [D]Rep. Carmine Gentile [D]
Rep. Carlos Gonzalez [D]Rep. Kenneth Gordon [D]Rep. Richard Haggerty [D]Rep. James Hawkins [D]
Rep. Stephan Hay [D]Rep. Jonathan Hecht [D]Rep. Natalie Higgins [D]Rep. Kate Hogan [D]
Rep. Kevin Honan [D]Rep. Daniel Hunt [D]Rep. Hannah Kane [R]Rep. Mary Keefe [D]
Rep. David LeBoeuf [D]Rep. Jack Lewis [D]Sen. Jason Lewis [D]Rep. David Linsky [D]
Rep. Jay Livingstone [D]Rep. Adrian Madaro [D]Rep. Elizabeth Malia [D]Rep. Paul Mark [D]
Rep. Joseph McGonagle [D]Rep. Christina Minicucci [D]Rep. Rady Mom [D]Rep. Brian Murray [D]
Rep. Sarah Peake [D]Rep. Denise Provost [D]Rep. David Robertson [D]Rep. Maria Robinson [D]
Rep. David Rogers [D]Rep. Daniel Ryan [D]Rep. Lindsay Sabadosa [D]Rep. Thomas Stanley [D]
Sen. Bruce Tarr [R]Sen. Walter Timilty [D]Rep. Jose Tosado [D]Rep. Steven Ultrino [D]
Rep. Andres Vargas [D]Rep. Tommy Vitolo [D]Rep. Bud Williams [D]


2020-06-29HouseNew draft substituted, see H4818
2020-06-29HouseRead second, amended (as recommended by the committee on House Ways and Means)
2020-06-29HouseRules suspended
2020-06-29HouseCommittee reported that the matter be placed in the Orders of the Day for the next sitting for a second reading with the amendment pending
2020-06-29HouseReferred to the committee on House Steering, Policy and Scheduling with the amendment pending
2020-06-29HouseCommittee recommended ought to pass with an amendment, substituting therefor a bill, see H4818
2020-06-11HouseCommittee recommended bill ought to pass and referred to the committee on House Ways and Means
2020-04-30SenateSenate concurred
2020-04-29HouseReporting date extended to Friday June 19, 2020, pending concurrence
2020-03-26SenateSenate concurred
2020-03-23HouseReporting date extended to Friday May 1, 2020, pending concurrence
2020-02-26HouseReported favorably by committee and referred to the Joint Committee on Health Care Financing
2020-02-26HouseNew draft of H1949
2020-02-26HouseReported from the committee on Public Health

Same As/Similar To

H1949 (Replaces) 2020-02-26 - Accompanied a new draft, see H4448
H4818 (Replaced by) 2020-07-30 - Referred to the House Committee on Bills in the Third Reading

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