H. Rept. 117-465 – Pregnant Women in Custody Act
The “Pregnant Women in Custody Act of 2022” makes changes to federal law to protect the health and safety of pregnant women in BOP custody. It also requires data collection and studies to better understand the needs of pregnant women in custody. This bipartisan bill is supported widely by health and safety organizations including The American Psychological Association (APA), the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), the Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs (AMCHP), Dream Corps (formerly #cut50), Vera Institute for Justice, R Street Institute, and the American Conservative Union.