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HB 97 - Prohibits Insurance Coverage of Abortion - Key Vote

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NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Prohibits Insurance Coverage of Abortion

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (80-35) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (28-11) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibits Insurance Coverage of Abortion

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits health insurance policies purchased with state or federal funds from providing coverage for abortion procedures, effective July 1, 2011.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits health insurance policies that are purchased with state or federal funds through a health insurance exchange from covering abortion procedures (Sec. 1).
  • Exempts abortion procedures that are necessary to save the life of the mother, as certified by a physician, or if the pregnancy is a result of an act of rape or incest (Sec. 1).
  • Specifies that coverage is deemed to be purchased with state or federal funds if any tax credit or cost-sharing credit is applied toward the health insurance policy (Sec. 1).
  • Authorizes health insurance policies to provide separate coverage for abortion procedures, as long as such coverage is not purchased in whole or in part with any state or federal funds (Sec. 2).
  • This act is effective July 1, 2011 (Sec. 5).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (80-37) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibits Insurance Coverage of Abortion

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits health insurance policies purchased with state or federal funds from providing coverage for abortion procedures, effective July 1, 2011.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits health insurance policies that are purchased with state or federal funds through a health insurance exchange from covering abortion procedures (Sec. 1).
  • Exempts abortion procedures that are necessary to save the life of the mother, as certified by a physician, or if the pregnancy is a result of an act of rape or incest (Sec. 1).
  • Specifies that coverage is deemed to be purchased with state or federal funds if any tax credit or cost-sharing credit is applied toward the health insurance policy (Sec. 1).
  • Authorizes health insurance policies to provide separate coverage for abortion procedures, as long as such coverage is not purchased in whole or in part with any state or federal funds (Sec. 2).
  • This act is effective July 1, 2011 (Sec. 5).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Prohibits Insurance Coverage of Abortion

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