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SB 460 - Exempts Religious Employers from Insurance Requirements for Coverage of Contraception - Key Vote

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Legislation - Referred to Committee (House) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (38-15) - (Key vote)

Title: Exempts Religious Employers from Insurance Requirements for Coverage of Contraception

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that exempts religious employers from requirements that employers provide insurance coverage of contraception.

Highlights:
  • Exempts “religious employers” from regulations requiring employers that provide insurance coverage of prescription drugs to also provide coverage of prescription drugs and devices approved for use as contraceptives (Sec. 1).
  • Defines a “religious employer” as an entity that meets the following criteria (Sec.1):
    • Is operated for “religious purposes”;
    • Has received a 501(c)(3) designation from the Internal Revenue Service;
    • Has as one of its primary purposes the teaching of “religious values”; and
    • Primarily employs people who share its religious beliefs.
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Exempts Religious Employers from Insurance Requirements for Coverage of Contraception

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