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Titles (3)

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Short Title(s) as Introduced

Midwives for MOMS Act of 2019
Midwives for Maximizing Optimal Maternity Services Act of 2019

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To address maternity care shortages and promote optimal maternity outcomes by expanding educational opportunities for midwives, and for other purposes.

Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
07/18/2019Introduced in House

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Date All Actions
07/19/2019Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
07/18/2019Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Action By: House of Representatives
07/18/2019Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
House Energy and Commerce07/18/2019 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health07/19/2019 Referred to

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Introduced in House (07/18/2019)

Midwives for Maximizing Optimal Maternity Services Act of 2019 or the Midwives for MOMS Act of 2019

This bill establishes programs for the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to award grants supporting midwifery programs at higher education institutions and nursing schools. Funds may be used to establish or expand programs and increase the number of training staff. The HRSA may prioritize funding institutions that focus on increasing the number of midwife professionals from underrepresented groups and that promote practicing in areas with limited access to professional health care.