Elizabeth Cady Stanton Pregnant and Parenting Student Services Act


This
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:

  • Grant
    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:
  • Host
    an initial pregnancy and parenting resource forum to assess pregnancy and
    parenting resources, located on the campus or within the local community
  • Improve
    such resources for pregnant, parenting, and prospective parenting students and
  • Annually
    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
    are parents.

 

The
House and Senate Versions of the Bill:

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