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HB 1100 - Prohibits Abortion Coverage on the State Health Insurance Exchange - Key Vote

Arkansas Key Votes

Duncan Baird voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (25-9) -

Title: Prohibits Abortion Coverage on the State Health Insurance Exchange

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (77-15) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibits Abortion Coverage on the State Health Insurance Exchange

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits health insurance plans offered through the state health insurance exchange from providing coverage for elective abortions.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits a health plan offered through the state health insurance exchange from providing coverage elective abortions (Sec. 1).
  • Defines “elective abortion” as an abortion provided for any reason other than to prevent the death of the woman or cases of pregnancy resulting from rape or incest (Sec. 1).
  • Authorizes individuals to purchase supplemental coverage for elective abortions, but requires a separate premium to be paid outside the state health insurance exchange (Sec. 1).
  • Prohibits an issuer of a health insurance plan offered through the state health insurance exchange from reducing the premium based on an individual’s decision to purchase elective abortion coverage (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Prohibits Abortion Coverage on the State Health Insurance Exchange

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