DE SB151 | 2017-2018 | 149th General Assembly

Status

Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 15-1)
Status: Introduced on March 29 2018 - 25% progression
Action: 2018-05-02 - Reported Out of Committee (Banking, Business & Insurance) in Senate with 3 On Its Merits
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [HTML]

Summary

Birth control use is nearly universal among women of reproductive age in the United States and is a key part of preventative health care for women. Access to birth control provides health benefits for women and children, improves women's ability to control whether and when they have a child, and fosters women's ability to participate in education and the workforce. However, the cost of birth control, particularly the higher up-front costs of the more effective, longer-acting birth control methods, is often a barrier to women accessing the birth control they need.

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Title

An Act To Amend Title 18, Title 29, And Title 31 Of The Delaware Code Relating To Insurance Coverage Of Contraceptives.

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History

DateChamberAction
2018-05-02 Reported Out of Committee (Banking, Business & Insurance) in Senate with 3 On Its Merits
2018-03-29 Introduced and Assigned to Banking, Business & Insurance Committee in Senate

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