H.R.61 - Title X Abortion Provider Prohibition Act

To amend title X of the Public Health Service Act to prohibit family planning grants from being awarded to any entity that performs abortions, and for other purposes. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: To amend title X of the Public Health Service Act to prohibit family planning grants from being awarded to any entity that performs abortions, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Title X Abortion Provider Prohibition Act as introduced.

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01/03/13
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Marsha Blackburn

R-TN

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Official Summary

Title X Abortion Provider Prohibition Act - Amends the Public Health Service Act to prohibit the Secretary of Health and Human Service (HHS) from providing any federal family planning assistance to an entity unless the entity certifies that, during the period of such assistance, the entity

Official Summary

Title X Abortion Provider Prohibition Act - Amends the Public Health Service Act to prohibit the Secretary of Health and Human Service (HHS) from providing any federal family planning assistance to an entity unless the entity certifies that, during the period of such assistance, the entity will not perform, and will not provide any funds to any other entity that performs, an abortion. Excludes an abortion where:
(1) the pregnancy is the result of rape or incest; or
(2) a physician certifies that the woman suffered from a physical disorder, injury, or illness that would place the woman in danger of death unless an abortion is performed, including a condition caused by or arising from the pregnancy. Excludes hospitals from such requirement so long as the hospital does not provide funds to any non-hospital entity that performs an abortion. Requires the Secretary to provide Congress annually:
(1) information on grantees who performed abortions under the exceptions, and
(2) a list of entities to which grant funds are made available.

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Organizations Supporting H.R.61

  • Concerned Women for America
  • Live Action
  • Traditional Values Coalition
  • Faith & Freedom Coalition
  • American Values
  • Catholic Advocate
  • ...and 22 more. See all.

Organizations Opposing H.R.61

  • National Women's Law Center
  • Planned Parenthood Action Center
  • Center for Constitutional Rights


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