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HB 79 - Prohibits Insurance Coverage of Abortion - Key Vote

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Prohibits Insurance Coverage of Abortion

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (23-10) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (62-36) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibits Insurance Coverage of Abortion

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits qualified health plans from providing coverage for abortions.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits qualified health plans from providing coverage for “nontherapeutic” abortions (Sec. 1).
  • Defines “nontherapeutic” abortion as an abortion performed under the following circumstances (Sec. 1):
    • The life of the woman would not have been endangered if the fetus would have been carried to term; or
    • The pregnancy was not the result of an act of rape or incest reported to a law enforcement agency.
  • Defines “qualified health plan” as any health plan offered through a health insurance exchange established to comply with the Patient Protection and Affordable Health Care Act (Sec. 1).

 

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Prohibits Insurance Coverage of Abortion

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