Senate: New Legislation Introduced by Tammy Duckworth – “A bill to ensure affordable abortion coverage and care for every woman, and for other purposes.A bill to ensure affordable abortion coverage and care for every woman, and for other purposes.”

New bill introduced: A bill to ensure affordable abortion coverage and care for every woman, and for other purposes.

Democratic Senator Tammy Duckworth from the state of IL, along with ten cosponsors, introduced bill S.758 on Mar 12, 2019.

There are currently no amendments. So far none of the bill’s cosponsors has withdrawn their support.

Tammy Duckworth Basics

Tammy Duckworth was born on a 1968 in Bangkok.

Tammy Duckworth has held a number of positions, including United States representative, director and assistant secretary.

Tammy Duckworth Work in Congress

  • Served as Senator, 3rd Class for IL from Jan 2019 to Jan 2021 in the Senate 116th congress. She voted along party lines 91.3 percent of the time. She served on the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, the Committee on Armed Services, the Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship and the Committee on Environment and Public Works. During this period Tammy Duckworth missed 4.17% of the votes, sponsored 10 bills, cosponsored 95 bills.
  • Served as Senator, 3rd Class for IL from Jan 2017 to Jan 2019 in the Senate 115th congress. She voted along party lines 92.91 percent of the time. She served on the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, the Committee on Environment and Public Works and the Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. During this period Tammy Duckworth missed 12.85% of the votes, sponsored 55 bills, cosponsored 410 bills.
  • Served as Representative for IL (district 8) from Jan 2015 to Jan 2017 in the House 114th congress. She voted along party lines 93.72 percent of the time. She served on the Committee on Armed Services, the Committee on Oversight and Reform and the Select Committee on Benghazi. During this period Tammy Duckworth missed 12.23% of the votes, sponsored 29 bills, cosponsored 266 bills.
  • Served as Representative for IL (district 8) from Jan 2013 to Jan 2015 in the House 113th congress. She voted along party lines 89.41 percent of the time. She served on the Select Committee on Benghazi, the Committee on Oversight and Reform and the Committee on Armed Services. During this period Tammy Duckworth missed 6.54% of the votes, sponsored 8 bills, cosponsored 206 bills.
Picture of Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D)
Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D)