S 1112

Title: Maternal Health Accountability Act of 2017
Author: Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (DEM-ND)

Summary
...The bill defines "pregnancy-associated death" as the death of a woman while pregnant or during the one-year period following the date of the end of pregnancy, irrespective of the cause of death. It defines "pregnancy-related death" as the death of a woman while pregnant or during the one-year period following the date of the end of pregnancy, irrespective of the pregnancy's duration, from any cause related to, or aggravated by, the pregnancy or its management, excluding any accidental or incidental cause. </p> <p>States shall develop procedures for mandatory reporting to their departments of health by health facilities and professionals concerning maternal deaths and for voluntary reporting of such deaths by family members.</p> <p>States shall investigate each case and ...

Status
Introduced in Senate 05/11/2017
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. 05/11/2017
Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably. 06/26/2018
Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Reported by Senator Alexander with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. Without written report. 07/09/2018
Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Reported by Senator Alexander with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. Without written report. 07/09/2018
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 502. 07/09/2018

Bill Text
07/09/2018 - S 1112 (Reported+in+Senate)
05/17/2017 - S 1112 (Introduced+in+Senate)
05/11/2017 - S 1112 (Introduced+in+Senate)
05/11/2017 - S 1112 (Introduced+in+Senate)

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    Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND)
    () - U.S. Senate

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    516 Hart Senate Office Building

    Washington, DC 20510
    Phone: (202) 224-2043

    District Address:
    228 Federal Building, 220 East Rosser Avenue

    Bismarck, ND 58501
    Phone: (701) 258-4648
    Fax: (701) 258-1254

 
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