S. 21 - Prevention First Act

Planned Parenthood, Pro-Life, Abortion, Women's Health, Reproductive Rights - Health. 111th Congress (2009-2010) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to reduce unintended pregnancy, reduce abortions, and improve access to women's health care. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been introduced. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Prevention First Act

S. 21 — 111th Congress (2009–2010)

Keywords
Planned Parenthood, Pro-Life, Abortion, Women's Health, Reproductive Rights
Summary
A bill to reduce unintended pregnancy, reduce abortions, and improve access to women's health care. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to reduce unintended pregnancy, reduce abortions, and improve access to women's health care.
Other Titles
  • Prevention First Act
  • At-Risk Communities Teen Pregnancy Prevention Act of 2009
  • Compassionate Assistance for Rape Emergencies Act of 2009
  • Emergency Contraception Education Act of 2009
  • Equity in Prescription Insurance and Contraceptive Coverage Act of 2007
  • Prevention Through Affordable Access Act
  • Responsible Education About Life Act of 2009
  • Title X Family Planning Services Act of 2009
  • Truth in Contraception Act of 2009
  • Unintended Pregnancy Reduction Act of 2009
Sponsor
Harry Reid
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Health
  • Birth control
  • Child care and development
  • Child health
  • Crimes against women
  • Drug, alcohol, tobacco use
  • Emergency medical services and trauma care
  • HIV-AIDS
  • Health care costs and insurance
  • Health care coverage and access
  • Health facilities and institutions
  • Health information and medical records
  • Health programs administration and funding
  • Health promotion and preventive care
  • Home and outpatient care
  • Immigrant health and welfare
  • Medicaid
  • Medical research
  • Prescription drugs
  • Sex and reproductive health
  • Sexually transmitted diseases
  • Women's health
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced1/06/2009
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced1/06/2009
1/06/2009Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from Health care services, which…

supported this bill

Health care services$1,691,575
$1,691,575

19 Organizations Supported and 4 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Prevention First Act

19 organizations supported this bill

American Association of University Women
American Association of University Women (2009). AAUW's Position on Reproductive Rights . Retrieved February 11, 2009, from American Association of University Women.
American Civil Liberties Union
American Civil Liberties Union (2009, January 13). Supports Bill as Way to Improve Reproductive Health Care. Retrieved February 10, 2009, from American Civil Liberties Union.
American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (2009). Support the Prevention First Act. Retrieved February 12, 2009, from American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
American Medical Student Association
American Medical Student Association (n.d.). Support the Prevention First Act (H.R. 819/S. 21) . Retrieved February 11, 2009, from American Medical Student Association.
American Public Health Association
American Public Health Association (n.d.). Support the Prevention First Act (S. 21, H.R. 819). Retrieved February 11, 2009, from American Public Health Association.
Child Welfare League of America
Child Welfare League of America (2009). Teen Pregnancy Prevention. Retrieved February 11, 2009, from Child Welfare League of America.
International Women's Health Coalition
International Women's Health Coalition (2009). Prevention First Act. Retrieved February 12, 2009, from International Women's Health Coalition.
NARAL Pro-Choice America
NARAL (2009, January 1). The Prevention First Act: Reducing the Need for Abortion. Retrieved February 10, 2009, from NARAL.
National Abortion Federation
National Abortion Federation (2009). National Abortion Federation Supports "Prevention First" Agenda to Expand Access to Contraception, Family Planning Services, and Medically Accurate Sex Education. Retrieved February 11, 2009, from National Abortion Federation.
National Coalition Against Censorship
The National Coalition Against Censorship (n.d.). » Support the Prevention First Act (S.21). Retrieved February 12, 2009, from The National Coalition Against Censorship.
National Council of Jewish Women
National Council of Jewish Women (2009, January 13). NCJW Urges Support of Prevention First Act. Retrieved February 12, 2009, from National Council of Jewish Women.
National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association
National Family Planning and Reproductive Health Association (2009). SUPPORT “PREVENTION FIRST” WOMEN’S HEALTH BILL EXPANDS ACCESS TO BIRTH CONTROL. Retrieved February 11, 2009, from National Family Planning and Reproductive Health Association.
National Organization for Women
National Organization for Women (n.d.). Advance Women's Reproductive Health NOW. Retrieved February 10, 2009, from National Organization for Women.
Planned Parenthood
Planned Parenthood (2009, January 7). PLANNED PARENTHOOD APPLAUDS INTRODUCTION OF PREVENTION FIRST ACT IN U.S. SENATE. Retrieved February 5, 2009, from Planned Parenthood.
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Washington Office (n.d.). Putting Prevention First: Reduce Abortion. Retrieved February 12, 2009, from Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Washington Office.
Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice
Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice (2009). Support Prevention First for Women and Families. Retrieved February 5, 2009, from Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice.
Secular Coalition for America
Secular Coalition for America (2009, January 0). Medical science, not religious ideology, should direct sex education policy.. Retrieved February 12, 2009, from Secular Coalition for America.
Sierra Club
Sierra Club (n.d.). Population: Prevention First Act. Retrieved February 11, 2009, from Sierra Club.
Unitarian Universalist Association
Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations (2009, January 23). Prevention First Act. Retrieved February 11, 2009, from Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations.

4 organizations opposed this bill

Christian Medical and Dental Associations
Christian Medical and Dental Association (2009, January 0). Upcoming Pro-Life Public Policy Issues. Retrieved February 12, 2009, from Christian Medical and Dental Association.
Concerned Women for America
Concerned Women for America (2009). Current Legislation: Key Bills on Congress. Retrieved February 12, 2009, from Concerned Women for America.
Family Research Council
Family Research Council (2009, January 6). Sign our Petition to Help Block Tax-Funded Abortions. Retrieved February 5, 2009, from Family Research Council.
One Nation Under God
One Nation Under God (n.d.). The "Prevention First Act" gives millions to Abortion Providers. Retrieved February 20, 2009, from One Nation Under God.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 111th U.S. Congress, from Health care services interest groups, January 1, 2005 – December 31, 2010.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$6,000$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$21,650$0
John BarrassoRWY$1,500$0
Max BaucusDMT$151,899$0
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$3,250$0
Mark BegichDAK$0$0
Bob BennettRUT$2,000$0
Joe BidenDDE$450$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$17,250$0
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$-700$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$7,000$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$17,700$0
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$0
Jim BunningRKY$5,000$0
Richard BurrRNC$19,950$0
Robert ByrdDWV$5,200$0
Maria CantwellDWA$6,100$0
Ben CardinDMD$18,150$0
Tom CarperDDE$8,000$0
Bob CaseyDPA$13,900$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$41,450$0
Hillary ClintonDNY$41,989$0
Tom CoburnROK$1,000$0
William Thad CochranRMS$2,300$0
Susan CollinsRME$10,600$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$20,250$0
Bob CorkerRTN$37,750$0
John CornynRTX$19,200$0
Mike CrapoRID$11,750$0
Jim DeMintRSC$2,400$0
Chris DoddDCT$12,970$0
Byron DorganDND$6,500$0
Dick DurbinDIL$23,850$0
John EnsignRNV$6,000$0
Mike EnziRWY$5,000$0
Russ FeingoldDWI$9,750$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$1,000$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$7,412$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$41,400$0
Judd GreggRNH$0$0
Kay HaganDNC$2,300$0
Tom HarkinDIA$32,000$0
Orrin HatchRUT$29,000$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$1,250$0
Jim InhofeROK$4,000$0
Dan InouyeDHI$11,500$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$12,100$0
Mike JohannsRNE$9,200$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$2,900$0
Ted KennedyDMA$6,000$0
John KerryDMA$21,950$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$3,750$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$30,300$0
Mary LandrieuDLA$55,898$0
Frank LautenbergDNJ$1,500$0
Patrick LeahyDVT$13,525$0
Carl LevinDMI$2,300$0
Joe LiebermanICT$30,600$0
Blanche LincolnDAR$102,032$0
Dick LugarRIN$5,000$0
Mel MartinezRFL$2,000$0
John McCainRAZ$27,800$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$80,100$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$34,000$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$28,400$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$2,500$0
Barbara MikulskiDMD$8,000$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$1,750$0
Patty MurrayDWA$38,050$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$21,400$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$25,100$0
Mark PryorDAR$8,850$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$3,300$0
Harry ReidDNV$70,700$0
Jim RischRID$1,000$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$6,750$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$24,650$0
Ken SalazarDCO$8,900$0
Bernie SandersIVT$2,750$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$124,300$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$6,100$0
Richard ShelbyRAL$2,000$0
Olympia SnoweRME$3,000$0
Arlen SpecterDPA$32,000$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$36,250$0
Jon TesterDMT$1,000$0
John ThuneRSD$4,400$0
Mark UdallDCO$4,250$0
Tom UdallDNM$7,350$0
David VitterRLA$12,550$0
George VoinovichROH$3,250$0
Mark WarnerDVA$4,300$0
Jim WebbDVA$1,750$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$6,600$0
Roger WickerRMS$8,000$0
Ron WydenDOR$54,500$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$54,400$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$96,900$0
John BarrassoRWY$258,100$0
Max BaucusDMT$581,558$0
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$65,352$0
Mark BegichDAK$455,364$0
Bob BennettRUT$29,000$0
Joe BidenDDE$147,110$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$165,733$0
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$4,650$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$2,318,551$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$906,754$0
Sam BrownbackRKS$4,000$1,000
Jim BunningRKY$40,000$0
Richard BurrRNC$282,795$0
Robert ByrdDWV$219,725$0
Maria CantwellDWA$538,252$0
Ben CardinDMD$573,153$0
Tom CarperDDE$136,200$0
Bob CaseyDPA$957,733$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$199,625$4,900
Hillary ClintonDNY$2,674,112$0
Tom CoburnROK$147,769$0
William Thad CochranRMS$37,600$0
Susan CollinsRME$273,048$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$217,883$0
Bob CorkerRTN$173,000$0
John CornynRTX$377,225$0
Mike CrapoRID$87,300$0
Jim DeMintRSC$181,011$1,500
Chris DoddDCT$154,170$0
Byron DorganDND$25,350$0
Dick DurbinDIL$397,084$0
John EnsignRNV$100,500$100
Mike EnziRWY$81,499$0
Russ FeingoldDWI$592,223$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$292,685$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$69,320$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$224,399$0
Judd GreggRNH$2,250$0
Kay HaganDNC$2,369,824$0
Tom HarkinDIA$336,824$0
Orrin HatchRUT$130,050$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$65,383$0
Jim InhofeROK$59,300$1,500
Dan InouyeDHI$59,650$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$167,400$0
Mike JohannsRNE$53,850$1,000
Tim JohnsonDSD$372,956$0
Ted KennedyDMA$310,265$0
John KerryDMA$480,574$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$1,182,340$0
Herb KohlDWI$7,228$0
Jon KylRAZ$329,851$100
Mary LandrieuDLA$489,319$0
Frank LautenbergDNJ$422,628$0
Patrick LeahyDVT$146,200$0
Carl LevinDMI$302,713$0
Joe LiebermanICT$394,406$0
Blanche LincolnDAR$384,614$0
Dick LugarRIN$50,800$0
Mel MartinezRFL$27,302$0
John McCainRAZ$127,824$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,519,247$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$332,100$3,150
Bob MenéndezDNJ$422,270$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$698,908$0
Barbara MikulskiDMD$191,676$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$63,600$0
Patty MurrayDWA$1,020,613$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$202,001$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$589,233$0
Mark PryorDAR$114,600$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$146,510$0
Harry ReidDNV$684,823$0
Jim RischRID$18,050$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$151,450$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$211,450$0
Ken SalazarDCO$44,800$0
Bernie SandersIVT$467,143$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$426,642$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$98,060$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,530,801$0
Richard ShelbyRAL$40,700$0
Olympia SnoweRME$179,996$0
Arlen SpecterDPA$256,620$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$1,151,504$0
Jon TesterDMT$583,507$0
John ThuneRSD$127,922$0
Mark UdallDCO$1,060,641$0
Tom UdallDNM$741,793$0
David VitterRLA$213,000$0
George VoinovichROH$23,150$0
Mark WarnerDVA$1,412,333$0
Jim WebbDVA$888,977$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$476,396$0
Roger WickerRMS$140,325$2,800
Ron WydenDOR$216,825$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Democratic/Liberal$14,663,284
Other physician specialists$8,506,550
Women's issues$8,248,969
Environmental policy$2,718,436
Health, Education & Human Resources$1,821,329
Health care services$1,691,575
Abortion policy/Pro-Choice$1,464,010
Minority/Ethnic Groups$1,246,161
Churches, clergy & religious organizations$323,365

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Health, Education & Human Resources$1,821,329
Christian Conservative$16,050
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