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SB 98 - Prohibits Abortion Coverage in a Qualified Health Plan - Key Vote

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Bill Cowsert voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Referred to Committee (House) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (35-18) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibits Abortion Coverage in a Qualified Health Plan

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits abortion coverage in a qualified health plan, effective immediately.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits a qualified health plan established by the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act from providing coverage for abortion services, except in the case of a medical emergency (Sec. 1).
  • Prohibits a state employee’s health insurance plan from offering coverage for abortion services, except in the case of a medical emergency (Sec. 2).
  • Authorizes the General Assembly to appoint by joint resolution 1 or more members who sponsored or cosponsored this bill to “intervene” in any case in which the constitutionality of this bill is challenged (Sec. 3).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Prohibits Abortion Coverage in a Qualified Health Plan

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