US HB6142 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 55-0)
Status: Introduced on March 9 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-07-13 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Pending: House Subcommittee on Health Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Black Maternal Health Momnibus Act of 2020 This bill directs the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and other agencies to address maternal health outcomes among minority populations. HHS must (1) establish task forces to address social determinants of health, maternal mental and behavioral health, and other topics; and (2) award grants for maternal mortality review committees, innovative maternity care models, and other purposes. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services must establish a perinatal payment demonstration project. The Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Department of Transportation must report on the impact of housing and transportation during prenatal and postpartum periods, respectively. The Department of Veterans Affairs must submit a plan for maternity care coordination for women veterans, and the Bureau of Prisons must establish programs and award grants to certain prisons and jails to improve maternal health outcomes among incarcerated individuals. The Government Accountability Office must report on the perinatal health workforce, maternity care compliance offices, and maternal health outcomes among veterans and incarcerated individuals. The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine must report on specified topics, including training programs to reduce bias, racism, and discrimination. The Medicaid and CHIP Payment Access Commission must report on the impact of Medicaid ineligibility on pregnant and postpartum individuals who are incarcerated. The bill also (1) expands eligibility for certain nutrition programs by increasing the postpartum and breastfeeding periods, and (2) reduces certain funding to states without laws restricting the use of restraints on pregnant women who are incarcerated.

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Title

Black Maternal Health Momnibus Act of 2020

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History

DateChamberAction
2020-07-13HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Health.
2020-03-30HouseReferred to the Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States.
2020-03-10HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment.
2020-03-10HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit.
2020-03-09HouseReferred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Financial Services, Transportation and Infrastructure, Education and Labor, the Judiciary, Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Veterans' Affairs, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
2020-03-09HouseReferred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Financial Services, Transportation and Infrastructure, Education and Labor, the Judiciary, Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Veterans' Affairs, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
2020-03-09HouseReferred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Financial Services, Transportation and Infrastructure, Education and Labor, the Judiciary, Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Veterans' Affairs, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
2020-03-09HouseReferred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Financial Services, Transportation and Infrastructure, Education and Labor, the Judiciary, Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Veterans' Affairs, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
2020-03-09HouseReferred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Financial Services, Transportation and Infrastructure, Education and Labor, the Judiciary, Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Veterans' Affairs, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
2020-03-09HouseReferred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Financial Services, Transportation and Infrastructure, Education and Labor, the Judiciary, Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Veterans' Affairs, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
2020-03-09HouseReferred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Financial Services, Transportation and Infrastructure, Education and Labor, the Judiciary, Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Veterans' Affairs, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
2020-03-09HouseReferred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Financial Services, Transportation and Infrastructure, Education and Labor, the Judiciary, Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Veterans' Affairs, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
2020-03-09HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

HB6132 (Related) 2020-03-10 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment.
HB6137 (Related) 2020-03-09 - Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
HB6138 (Related) 2020-03-09 - Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
HB6141 (Related) 2020-07-23 - Committee Hearings Held.
HB6143 (Related) 2020-03-09 - Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
HB6144 (Related) 2020-03-09 - Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
HB6164 (Related) 2020-03-10 - Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
HB6165 (Related) 2020-03-23 - Referred to the Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States.
SB3424 (Related) 2020-03-10 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
HB6129 (Related) 2020-03-09 - Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

Subjects

Advisory bodies
Air quality
Alaska Natives and Hawaiians
Building construction
Child care and development
Child health
Community life and organization
Computers and information technology
Congressional oversight
Correctional facilities and imprisonment
Criminal justice information and records
Department of Health and Human Services
Department of Housing and Urban Development
Disability and health-based discrimination
Domestic violence and child abuse
Education programs funding
Educational technology and distance education
Emergency medical services and trauma care
Environmental assessment, monitoring, research
Environmental health
Executive agency funding and structure
Family relationships
Family services
Food assistance and relief
Government information and archives
Government studies and investigations
Health
Health care costs and insurance
Health care coverage and access
Health care quality
Health facilities and institutions
Health information and medical records
Health personnel
Health programs administration and funding
Health technology, devices, supplies
Higher education
HIV/AIDS
Housing supply and affordability
Indian social and development programs
Internet and video services
Law enforcement administration and funding
Medicaid
Medical education
Mental health
Military medicine
Minority health
Nursing
Nutrition and diet
Racial and ethnic relations
Rural conditions and development
Sex offenses
Sex, gender, sexual orientation discrimination
Transportation safety and security
Veterans' medical care
Water quality
Water use and supply
Women's health
Women's rights

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