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File #: 180956    Version: 0
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 10/16/2018 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 11/5/2018
Effective date:    
Title: Resolution supporting U.S. Senate Bill 3363, relating to preventable morbidity and mortality in maternity care.
Sponsors: ALD. COGGS, ALD. LEWIS, ALD. JOHNSON, ALD. HAMILTON, ALD. BORKOWSKI, ALD. ZIELINSKI, ALD. BAUMAN, ALD. RAINEY
Indexes: INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
11/9/20180 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Meeting details Not available
11/5/20180 COMMON COUNCIL ADOPTED

Minutes note: Ald. Rainey asked to be added as co-sponsor. There were no objections.
Pass14:0 Action details Meeting details Not available
10/29/20180 JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTION

Minutes note: Appearing: Ald. Coggs - sponsor Danielle Decker - IRD Ald. Johnson, Hamilton, Borkowski, Zielinski, Bauman asked to be co-sponsor. There were no objections.
Pass5:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
10/16/20180 COMMON COUNCIL ASSIGNED TO   Action details Meeting details Not available
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ALD. COGGS, LEWIS, JOHNSON, HAMILTON, BORKOWSKI, ZIELINSKI, BAUMAN, AND RAINEY
Title
Resolution supporting U.S. Senate Bill 3363, relating to preventable morbidity and mortality in maternity care.
Analysis
This resolution supports U.S. Senate Bill 3363 which seeks to address maternal health care disparities for women of color, support states in eradicating maternal deaths, and compel nursing and medical schools to offer implicit bias training programs. This resolution also directs the Department of Administration-Intergovernmental Relations Division to lobby the U.S. Congress to enact such legislation.

Body
Whereas, Each year in the United States, about 700 women die of pregnancy-related causes, and more than 50,000 have severe pregnancy complications; and

Whereas, Chronic conditions such as high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, and obesity may put women at higher risk of pregnancy complications; and

Whereas, The Centers for Disease Control reports that Black women experience 40 maternal deaths per 100,000 live births, and other women of color experience 17.8 maternal deaths per 100,000 live births; and

Whereas, Health care providers, states and women must work together to prevent and control chronic conditions before and during pregnancy; and

Whereas, On August 22, 2018, U.S. Senator Kamala Harris introduced U.S. Senate Bill 3363 to support states in their work to end preventable morbidity and mortality in maternity care by using evidence-based quality improvement to protect the health of mothers during pregnancy, childbirth, and in the postpartum period; and

Whereas, Senator Kamala Harris proposes that U.S. Senate Bill 3363 create two grant programs to target implicit bias through training programs in nursing and medical school programs and to motivate health care providers to offer expanded services to reduce health care disparities impacting women of color; now, therefore, be it

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