H.Res.94 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding women's health and economic security.113th Congress (2013-2014)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9] (Introduced 02/28/2013)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Education and the Workforce; Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||03/01/2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.94 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/28/2013)
Expresses support for efforts to make improving women's health a priority in the 113th Congress.
Expresses support for efforts to ensure that women have: (1) access to the best available scientifically based health care, safe childbearing, and affordable insurance coverage for all of their pregnancy-related health care needs, including contraception and abortion, as well as for their general health care needs; (2) the autonomy to decide whether and when to have children and the medically accurate information, education, and access to health services to make such decisions; (3) autonomous decision making, informed consent, privacy, and confidentiality regarding their health care; (4) the ability to participate equally in ethically conducted clinical research; and (5) the resources needed to guarantee their financial and economic security as they age.
Expresses support for efforts to ensure that: (1) parents have and can use earned sick days to care for themselves and their families, have paid leave to prepare for and recover from pregnancy and childbirth and to care for their children or loved ones, and may receive a social security credit if they are forced to leave the workforce to care for a child or a loved one; and (2) women receive equal pay for equal work.
Expresses support for efforts to: (1) work to end gender discrimination and improve women's health by implementing the Affordable Care Act, end health disparities for women, and end gender-based violence; and (2) eliminate discrimination and promote women's health and economic security by ensuring reasonable workplace accommodations for workers whose ability to perform job functions are limited by pregnancy, childbirth, or a related medical condition.