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HB 818 - Prohibits Abortion Coverage in Health Insurance Exchanges - Key Vote

Pennsylvania Key Votes

James Roebuck, Jr. voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

Read statements James Roebuck, Jr. made in this general time period.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Prohibits Abortion Coverage in Health Insurance Exchanges

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (31-19) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (144-53) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibits Abortion Coverage in Health Insurance Exchanges

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits health plans offered through the health insurance exchange from including coverage for abortions, effective 60 days after the date of enactment of this bill.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits abortion coverage in qualified health plans offered through the health insurance exchange, except in the following circumstances (Sec. 2):
    • The abortion is necessary to avert the death of the mother; or
    • The abortion is performed in the case of a pregnancy caused by rape or incest.
  • Specifies that nothing in his bill shall prohibit individuals from purchasing optional supplemental abortion coverage if the individual pays a separate premium for the coverage and obtains the coverage outside of the health insurance exchange (Sec. 2).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Prohibits Abortion Coverage in Health Insurance Exchanges

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