DC B22-0524 | 2017-2018 | 22nd Council

Status

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 9-1)
Status: Introduced on October 17 2017 - 25% progression
Action: 2017-12-07 - Public Hearing Held
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

As introduced, this bill establishes the Maternal Mortality Review Committee within the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner to determine the causes associated with maternal deaths in the District and find solutions to lower the maternal death rate and improve maternal health. The Board is required to submit an annual report of findings, recommendation, and steps taken to evaluate implementation of recommendations, to the public, the Mayor, and the Council of the District of Columbia. It also gives the Committee the authority to seek information from entities and agencies inside and outside the District of Columbia including medical records.

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Title

Maternal Mortality Review Committee Establishment Act Of 2017

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History

DateChamberAction
2017-12-07CouncilPublic Hearing Held
2017-11-03CouncilNotice of Public Hearing Published in the DC Register
2017-10-20CouncilNotice of Intent to Act on B22-0524 Published in the DC Register
2017-10-17CouncilReferred to Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety
2017-10-17CouncilIntroduced in Committee of the Whole

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