bill is created from the belief that "pregnant college students should not have
to make a choice between keeping their baby and staying in school." The
legislation, created by Feminists for Life, would establish "a the pilot
program to will help interested, eligible institutions of higher education
establish pregnancy and parenting student services offices that will operate
independent of Federal funding no later than 5 years after the date of the
enactment of this Act."
The legislation would:
funds to establish (or maintain) and operate a pregnant and parenting student
services office, located on the campus of the eligible institution that carries
out the following programs and activities:
an initial pregnancy and parenting resource forum to assess pregnancy and
parenting resources, located on the campus or within the local community
such resources for pregnant, parenting, and prospective parenting students and
assesses the performance of the eligible institution and the office in meeting
the needs of students enrolled in the eligible institution who are pregnant or
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House and Senate Versions of the Bill: