US HB6141 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 17-3)
Status: Introduced on March 9 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-07-23 - Committee Hearings Held.
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Protecting Moms Who Served Act This bill authorizes an appropriation to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for FY2022 to improve maternity care coordination for women veterans throughout pregnancy and the one-year postpartum period. The VA must submit a plan to improve maternity care coordination to fulfill the responsibilities and requirements in the Veterans Health Administration Handbook 1330.03 (or successor handbook). The bill requires the Government Accountability Office to report on maternal mortality and severe maternal morbidity among women veterans, with a focus on racial and ethnic disparities in maternal health outcomes.

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Title

Protecting Moms Who Served Act

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History

DateChamberAction
2020-07-23HouseCommittee Hearings Held.
2020-07-01HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Health.
2020-03-09HouseReferred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
2020-03-09HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

SB3424 (Related) 2020-03-10 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
HB6142 (Related) 2020-07-13 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

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