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

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

supported this bill

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
$40,807,807

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.

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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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Legislator Filters
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

$ Donated
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