All Information (Except Text) for S.2876 - Emergency Contraception Access and Education Act of 2014113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Murray, Patty [D-WA] (Introduced 09/18/2014)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 09/18/2014 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (All Actions)|
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Actions Overview (1)
|09/18/2014||Introduced in Senate|
09/18/2014 Introduced in Senate
All Actions (1)
|09/18/2014||Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.|
Action By: Senate
09/18/2014 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
|Sen. Boxer, Barbara [D-CA]*||09/18/2014|
|Sen. Warren, Elizabeth [D-MA]*||09/18/2014|
|Sen. Blumenthal, Richard [D-CT]*||09/18/2014|
|Sen. Booker, Cory A. [D-NJ]*||09/18/2014|
|Sen. Menendez, Robert [D-NJ]||11/12/2014|
|Sen. Baldwin, Tammy [D-WI]||11/17/2014|
|Sen. Feinstein, Dianne [D-CA]||12/01/2014|
|Committee / Subcommittee||Date||Activity||Reports|
|Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions||09/18/2014||Referred to|
Subject — Policy Area:
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- Assault and harassment offenses
- Crime victims
- Crimes against women
- Emergency medical services and trauma care
- Family planning and birth control
- Government information and archives
- Health information and medical records
- Health programs administration and funding
- Health promotion and preventive care
- Hospital care
- Sex offenses
Latest Summary (1)
Introduced in Senate (09/18/2014)
Emergency Contraception Access and Education Act of 2014 - Prohibits payment to a hospital under titles XVIII (Medicare) or XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act unless the hospital promptly provides information about emergency contraception to any woman who arrives at the hospital and is stated to be, or hospital staff have reason to believe is, a victim of sexual assault.
Requires the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to develop and disseminate information on emergency contraception.
Directs the Administrator of the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to develop and disseminate to health care providers, including pharmacists, information on emergency contraception, including a recommendation for providers working in emergency rooms to consult with survivors of sexual assault regarding emergency contraception and provide follow-up care and referral services.