H.R. 7718: Protecting the Health and Wellness of Babies and Pregnant Women in Custody Act

CBO Score

$1 million

Date of Report

Mon September 28th, 2020

CBO Report Details

Legislation Details

116th Congress

To address the health needs of incarcerated women related to pregnancy and childbirth, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Karen Bass — D — CA

Allows pregnant women in federal custody to file suit in federal court for grievances concerning prison conditions without first exhausting administrative remedies.

View the full vote history of this bill on GovTrack.us.

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