House Bill Addresses Infant Mortality

[June 24, 2019]

The Ohio House of Representatives unanimously passed legislation last week that addresses infant mortality. The goal of HB 11, sponsored by State Reps. Gayle Manning (R-North Ridgeville) and Stephanie Howse (D-Cleveland), is to reduce infant mortality and improve the health of the mother and child.

Specifically, the bipartisan legislation would:

“House Bill 11 will make a difference in reducing infant mortality in Ohio,” said House Speaker Larry Householder (R-Glenford). “Keeping the mother and child healthy in a pregnancy is extremely important and I’m glad we were able to bring this great legislation to the floor.”

The bill now heads to the Ohio Senate for further consideration.

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