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HB 228 - Prohibits the Use of Public Funds for Abortion - Key Vote

New Hampshire Key Votes

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Legislation - Bill Tabled (Senate) (17-6) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (207-147) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibits the Use of Public Funds for Abortion

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits public funding of abortions.

Highlights:

-Prohibits federal or state funds from being used to pay for the direct or indirect costs of an abortion, abortion referral, or abortion counseling (Sec. 1).

-Exempts the following types of abortions from the provisions of this bill (Sec. 1):
    -Abortion of a pregnancy caused by rape;
    -Abortion of a pregnancy caused by incest; or
    -An abortion that is necessary to save the life of the mother.

-Specifies that indirect costs include, but are not limited to, the following (Sec. 1):
    -Administrative costs or expenses;
    -Employee salaries;
    -Rent; and
    -Other utilities.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Prohibits the Use of Public Funds for Abortion

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