S. 217 - Women's Health Protection Act of 2015

Health. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to protect a woman's right to determine whether and when to bear a child or end a pregnancy by limiting restrictions on the provision of abortion services. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Women's Health Protection Act of 2015

S. 217 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to protect a woman's right to determine whether and when to bear a child or end a pregnancy by limiting restrictions on the provision of abortion services. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to protect a woman's right to determine whether and when to bear a child or end a pregnancy by limiting restrictions on the provision of abortion services.
Other Titles
  • Women's Health Protection Act of 2015
  • Women's Health Protection Act of 2015
Sponsor
Richard Blumenthal
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Health
  • Abortion
  • Civil actions and liability
  • Federal preemption
  • Health facilities and institutions
  • Health personnel
  • Medical education
  • Medical tests and diagnostic methods
  • Women's health
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced1/21/2015
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced1/21/2015
1/21/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
1/21/2015Introduced in Senate
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
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Contributions

  1. November - December 2010 For $125,566 Against $0
  2. January - February 2011 For $655,923 Against $0
  3. March - April 2011 For $1,334,756 Against $0
  4. May - June 2011 For $1,433,204 Against $0
  5. July - August 2011 For $660,948 Against $0
  6. September - October 2011 For $1,776,709 Against $0
  7. November - December 2011 For $1,584,649 Against $0
  8. January - February 2012 For $1,088,221 Against $0
  9. March - April 2012 For $2,020,806 Against $0
  10. May - June 2012 For $2,372,000 Against $0
  11. July - August 2012 For $2,189,503 Against $0
  12. September - October 2012 For $4,744,797 Against $0
  13. November - December 2012 For $429,554 Against $0
  14. January - February 2013 For $325,028 Against $0
  15. March - April 2013 For $1,187,890 Against $0
  16. May - June 2013 For $1,230,439 Against $0
  17. July - August 2013 For $501,228 Against $0
  18. September - October 2013 For $867,330 Against $0
  19. November - December 2013 For $809,735 Against $0
  20. January - February 2014 For $603,121 Against $0
  21. March - April 2014 For $1,097,804 Against $0
  22. May - June 2014 For $1,413,431 Against $0
  23. July - August 2014 For $1,010,015 Against $0
  24. September - October 2014 For $2,226,160 Against $0
  25. November - December 2014 For $392,046 Against $0
  26. January - February 2015 For $413,446 Against $0
  27. March - April 2015 For $894,859 Against $0
  28. May - June 2015 For $833,109 Against $0
  29. July - August 2015 For $476,484 Against $0
  30. September - October 2015 For $803,938 Against $0
  31. November - December 2015 For $895,820 Against $0
  32. January - February 2016 For $445,956 Against $0
  33. March - April 2016 For $876,456 Against $0
  34. May - June 2016 For $1,200,048 Against $0
  35. July - August 2016 For $931,295 Against $0
  36. September - October 2016 For $911,299 Against $0
  37. November - December 2016 For $44,234 Against $0

Votes

    39 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Women's Health Protection Act of 2015

    39 organizations supported this bill

    4000 Years for Choice
    undersigned (2015, January 21). Women’s Health Protection Act Coalition Letter of Support. Retrieved January 26, 2015, from Tammy Baldwin United States Senator for Wisconsin.
    Abortion Care Network
    undersigned (2015, January 21). Women’s Health Protection Act Coalition Letter of Support. Retrieved January 26, 2015, from Tammy Baldwin United States Senator for Wisconsin.
    Alliance for Justice
    undersigned (2015, January 21). Women’s Health Protection Act Coalition Letter of Support. Retrieved January 26, 2015, from Tammy Baldwin United States Senator for Wisconsin.
    American Association of University Women
    undersigned (2015, January 21). Women’s Health Protection Act Coalition Letter of Support. Retrieved January 26, 2015, from Tammy Baldwin United States Senator for Wisconsin.
    American Civil Liberties Union
    undersigned (2015, January 21). Women’s Health Protection Act Coalition Letter of Support. Retrieved January 26, 2015, from Tammy Baldwin United States Senator for Wisconsin.
    American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
    undersigned (2015, January 21). Women’s Health Protection Act Coalition Letter of Support. Retrieved January 26, 2015, from Tammy Baldwin United States Senator for Wisconsin.
    American Society for Emergency Contraception
    undersigned (2015, January 21). Women’s Health Protection Act Coalition Letter of Support. Retrieved January 26, 2015, from Tammy Baldwin United States Senator for Wisconsin.
    Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum
    undersigned (2015, January 21). Women’s Health Protection Act Coalition Letter of Support. Retrieved January 26, 2015, from Tammy Baldwin United States Senator for Wisconsin.
    Association of Reproductive Health Professionals
    undersigned (2015, January 21). Women’s Health Protection Act Coalition Letter of Support. Retrieved January 26, 2015, from Tammy Baldwin United States Senator for Wisconsin.
    Catholics for Choice
    undersigned (2015, January 21). Women’s Health Protection Act Coalition Letter of Support. Retrieved January 26, 2015, from Tammy Baldwin United States Senator for Wisconsin.
    Center for Reproductive Rights
    undersigned (2015, January 21). Women’s Health Protection Act Coalition Letter of Support. Retrieved January 26, 2015, from Tammy Baldwin United States Senator for Wisconsin.
    Center on Reproductive Rights & Justice at UC Berkeley School of Law
    undersigned (2015, January 21). Women’s Health Protection Act Coalition Letter of Support. Retrieved January 26, 2015, from Tammy Baldwin United States Senator for Wisconsin.
    Civil Liberties and Public Policy at Hampshire College
    undersigned (2015, January 21). Women’s Health Protection Act Coalition Letter of Support. Retrieved January 26, 2015, from Tammy Baldwin United States Senator for Wisconsin.
    Gynuity Health Projects
    undersigned (2015, January 21). Women’s Health Protection Act Coalition Letter of Support. Retrieved January 26, 2015, from Tammy Baldwin United States Senator for Wisconsin.
    Hadassah
    undersigned (2015, January 21). Women’s Health Protection Act Coalition Letter of Support. Retrieved January 26, 2015, from Tammy Baldwin United States Senator for Wisconsin.
    Institute for Science and Human Values
    undersigned (2015, January 21). Women’s Health Protection Act Coalition Letter of Support. Retrieved January 26, 2015, from Tammy Baldwin United States Senator for Wisconsin.
    IPAS
    undersigned (2015, January 21). Women’s Health Protection Act Coalition Letter of Support. Retrieved January 26, 2015, from Tammy Baldwin United States Senator for Wisconsin.
    Medical Students for Choice
    undersigned (2015, January 21). Women’s Health Protection Act Coalition Letter of Support. Retrieved January 26, 2015, from Tammy Baldwin United States Senator for Wisconsin.
    NARAL Pro-Choice America
    undersigned (2015, January 21). Women’s Health Protection Act Coalition Letter of Support. Retrieved January 26, 2015, from Tammy Baldwin United States Senator for Wisconsin.
    National Abortion Federation
    undersigned (2015, January 21). Women’s Health Protection Act Coalition Letter of Support. Retrieved January 26, 2015, from Tammy Baldwin United States Senator for Wisconsin.
    National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum
    undersigned (2015, January 21). Women’s Health Protection Act Coalition Letter of Support. Retrieved January 26, 2015, from Tammy Baldwin United States Senator for Wisconsin.
    National Center for Lesbian Rights
    undersigned (2015, January 21). Women’s Health Protection Act Coalition Letter of Support. Retrieved January 26, 2015, from Tammy Baldwin United States Senator for Wisconsin.
    National Council of Jewish Women
    undersigned (2015, January 21). Women’s Health Protection Act Coalition Letter of Support. Retrieved January 26, 2015, from Tammy Baldwin United States Senator for Wisconsin.
    National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association
    undersigned (2015, January 21). Women’s Health Protection Act Coalition Letter of Support. Retrieved January 26, 2015, from Tammy Baldwin United States Senator for Wisconsin.
    National Health Law Program
    undersigned (2015, January 21). Women’s Health Protection Act Coalition Letter of Support. Retrieved January 26, 2015, from Tammy Baldwin United States Senator for Wisconsin.
    National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health
    undersigned (2015, January 21). Women’s Health Protection Act Coalition Letter of Support. Retrieved January 26, 2015, from Tammy Baldwin United States Senator for Wisconsin.
    National Organization for Women
    undersigned (2015, January 21). Women’s Health Protection Act Coalition Letter of Support. Retrieved January 26, 2015, from Tammy Baldwin United States Senator for Wisconsin.
    National Partnership for Women & Families
    undersigned (2015, January 21). Women’s Health Protection Act Coalition Letter of Support. Retrieved January 26, 2015, from Tammy Baldwin United States Senator for Wisconsin.
    National Women's Health Network
    undersigned (2015, January 21). Women’s Health Protection Act Coalition Letter of Support. Retrieved January 26, 2015, from Tammy Baldwin United States Senator for Wisconsin.
    National Women's Law Center
    undersigned (2015, January 21). Women’s Health Protection Act Coalition Letter of Support. Retrieved January 26, 2015, from Tammy Baldwin United States Senator for Wisconsin.
    Nursing Students for Choice
    undersigned (2015, January 21). Women’s Health Protection Act Coalition Letter of Support. Retrieved January 26, 2015, from Tammy Baldwin United States Senator for Wisconsin.
    Physicians for Reproductive Health
    undersigned (2015, January 21). Women’s Health Protection Act Coalition Letter of Support. Retrieved January 26, 2015, from Tammy Baldwin United States Senator for Wisconsin.
    Planned Parenthood
    undersigned (2015, January 21). Women’s Health Protection Act Coalition Letter of Support. Retrieved January 26, 2015, from Tammy Baldwin United States Senator for Wisconsin.
    Population Connection
    undersigned (2015, January 21). Women’s Health Protection Act Coalition Letter of Support. Retrieved January 26, 2015, from Tammy Baldwin United States Senator for Wisconsin.
    Population Institute
    undersigned (2015, January 21). Women’s Health Protection Act Coalition Letter of Support. Retrieved January 26, 2015, from Tammy Baldwin United States Senator for Wisconsin.
    Raising Women's Voices for the Health Care We Need
    undersigned (2015, January 21). Women’s Health Protection Act Coalition Letter of Support. Retrieved January 26, 2015, from Tammy Baldwin United States Senator for Wisconsin.
    Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice
    undersigned (2015, January 21). Women’s Health Protection Act Coalition Letter of Support. Retrieved January 26, 2015, from Tammy Baldwin United States Senator for Wisconsin.
    Reproductive Health Technologies Project
    undersigned (2015, January 21). Women’s Health Protection Act Coalition Letter of Support. Retrieved January 26, 2015, from Tammy Baldwin United States Senator for Wisconsin.
    UltraViolet
    undersigned (2015, January 21). Women’s Health Protection Act Coalition Letter of Support. Retrieved January 26, 2015, from Tammy Baldwin United States Senator for Wisconsin.

    0 organizations opposed this bill

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    Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 114th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, November 29, 2010 – November 28, 2016.
    Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

    Contributions by Legislator

    Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$196,350$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$309,799$0
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$1,952,320$0
    John BarrassoRWY$511,176$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$1,077,251$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$257,933$0
    Roy BluntRMO$440,979$0
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$365,571$0
    John BoozmanRAR$166,645$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$8,775$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$1,470,339$0
    Richard BurrRNC$369,142$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$269,286$0
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$274,558$0
    Ben CardinDMD$381,094$0
    Tom CarperDDE$104,330$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$355,877$0
    Bill CassidyRLA$1,405,457$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$24,500$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$104,309$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$231,762$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$161,962$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$346,999$0
    John CornynRTX$749,554$0
    Tom CottonRAR$387,947$0
    Mike CrapoRID$118,194$0
    Ted CruzRTX$417,629$0
    Steve DainesRMT$97,085$0
    Joe DonnellyDIN$176,203$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$279,810$0
    Mike EnziRWY$124,000$0
    Joni ErnstRIA$49,415$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$373,518$0
    Deb FischerRNE$138,524$0
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$206,250$0
    Al FrankenDMN$448,966$0
    Cory GardnerRCO$221,225$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$1,157,043$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$168,729$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$240,425$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$456,921$0
    Martin HeinrichDNM$343,059$0
    Heidi HeitkampDND$304,220$0
    Dean HellerRNV$241,495$0
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$535,514$0
    John HoevenRND$28,890$0
    Jim InhofeROK$45,200$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$234,075$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$238,445$0
    Tim KaineDVA$1,057,057$0
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$95,815$0
    Mark KirkRIL$358,286$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$416,951$0
    James LankfordROK$170,460$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$123,960$0
    Mike LeeRUT$65,602$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$137,723$0
    Ed MarkeyDMA$463,907$0
    John McCainRAZ$146,660$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$1,772,269$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$972,576$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$644,599$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$249,646$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$40,800$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$104,550$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$80,433$0
    Chris MurphyDCT$611,190$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$959,498$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$429,128$0
    Rand PaulRKY$395,063$0
    David PerdueRGA$150,290$0
    Gary C. PetersDMI$900,147$0
    Rob PortmanROH$396,892$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$104,900$0
    Harry ReidDNV$162,067$0
    Jim RischRID$17,000$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$202,289$0
    Mike RoundsRSD$105,400$0
    Marco RubioRFL$279,093$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$404,319$0
    Ben SasseRNE$173,688$0
    Brian SchatzDHI$212,963$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$588,120$0
    Tim ScottRSC$382,900$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$27,450$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,134,465$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$20,400$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$792,528$0
    Dan SullivanRAK$94,462$0
    Jon TesterDMT$572,821$0
    John ThuneRSD$152,795$0
    Thom TillisRNC$294,875$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$405,614$0
    Tom UdallDNM$241,194$0
    David VitterRLA$81,250$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$358,251$0
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$3,919,215$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$133,105$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$85,433$0
    Ron WydenDOR$548,958$0

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$196,350$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$309,799$0
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$1,952,320$0
    John BarrassoRWY$511,176$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$1,077,251$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$257,933$0
    Roy BluntRMO$440,979$0
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$365,571$0
    John BoozmanRAR$166,645$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$8,775$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$1,470,339$0
    Richard BurrRNC$369,142$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$269,286$0
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$274,558$0
    Ben CardinDMD$381,094$0
    Tom CarperDDE$104,330$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$355,877$0
    Bill CassidyRLA$1,405,457$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$24,500$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$104,309$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$231,762$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$161,962$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$346,999$0
    John CornynRTX$749,554$0
    Tom CottonRAR$387,947$0
    Mike CrapoRID$118,194$0
    Ted CruzRTX$417,629$0
    Steve DainesRMT$97,085$0
    Joe DonnellyDIN$176,203$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$279,810$0
    Mike EnziRWY$124,000$0
    Joni ErnstRIA$49,415$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$373,518$0
    Deb FischerRNE$138,524$0
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$206,250$0
    Al FrankenDMN$448,966$0
    Cory GardnerRCO$221,225$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$1,157,043$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$168,729$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$240,425$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$456,921$0
    Martin HeinrichDNM$343,059$0
    Heidi HeitkampDND$304,220$0
    Dean HellerRNV$241,495$0
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$535,514$0
    John HoevenRND$28,890$0
    Jim InhofeROK$45,200$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$234,075$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$238,445$0
    Tim KaineDVA$1,057,057$0
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$95,815$0
    Mark KirkRIL$358,286$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$416,951$0
    James LankfordROK$170,460$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$123,960$0
    Mike LeeRUT$65,602$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$137,723$0
    Ed MarkeyDMA$463,907$0
    John McCainRAZ$146,660$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$1,772,269$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$972,576$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$644,599$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$249,646$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$40,800$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$104,550$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$80,433$0
    Chris MurphyDCT$611,190$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$959,498$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$429,128$0
    Rand PaulRKY$395,063$0
    David PerdueRGA$150,290$0
    Gary C. PetersDMI$900,147$0
    Rob PortmanROH$396,892$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$104,900$0
    Harry ReidDNV$162,067$0
    Jim RischRID$17,000$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$202,289$0
    Mike RoundsRSD$105,400$0
    Marco RubioRFL$279,093$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$404,319$0
    Ben SasseRNE$173,688$0
    Brian SchatzDHI$212,963$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$588,120$0
    Tim ScottRSC$382,900$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$27,450$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,134,465$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$20,400$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$792,528$0
    Dan SullivanRAK$94,462$0
    Jon TesterDMT$572,821$0
    John ThuneRSD$152,795$0
    Thom TillisRNC$294,875$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$405,614$0
    Tom UdallDNM$241,194$0
    David VitterRLA$81,250$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$358,251$0
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$3,919,215$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$133,105$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$85,433$0
    Ron WydenDOR$548,958$0

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Other physician specialists$10,272,691
    Physicians$9,118,059
    Women's issues$8,250,935
    Democratic/Liberal$7,379,240
    Health care services$2,276,678
    Abortion policy/Pro-Abortion Rights$2,050,855
    Gay & lesbian rights & issues$815,726
    Health & welfare policy$547,752
    Health professionals$50,871
    Human Rights$45,000

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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