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HR 670 - Abortion Counseling Bill - Key Vote

National Key Votes

Steny Hoyer voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

Read statements Steny Hoyer made in this general time period.

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Legislation - Placed on Calendar (Senate) -
Legislation - Motion Rejected (House) (179-243) - (Key vote)

Title: Abortion Counseling Bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to recommit a bill that requires family planning projects receiving federal funding provide information concerning prenatal care and delivery, infant care, foster care, adoption and termination of pregnancy to individuals that request the information. Requires family planning projects that object to giving out such information on religious or moral grounds refer individuals to another service that will provide the information.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes $470 million in grants and contracts for family planning services.
  • Authorizes $25.5 million for informational and educational materials for family planning projects and programs.
  • Authorizes $13.25 million in 1994 and 1995 for training grants and contracts to family planning projects and programs.
  • Requires any entity that performs abortions and receives federal funds to certify that it complies with any State law requiring parental notification.
Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A MOTION TO RECOMMIT THIS LEGISLATION TO A COMMITTEE WITH INSTRUCTIONS FOR AMENDMENTS. IF THE AMENDMENTS ARE ADOPTED, THE LEGISLATION GOES BACK TO THE FLOOR FOR A VOTE ON FINAL PASSAGE.

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (273-149) - (Key vote)

Title: Abortion Counseling Bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires family planning projects receiving federal funding provide information concerning prenatal care and delivery, infant care, foster care, adoption and termination of pregnancy to individuals that request the information. Requires family planning projects that object to giving out such information on religious or moral grounds refer individuals to another service that will provide the information.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes $470 million in grants and contracts for family planning services.
  • Authorizes $25.5 million for informational and educational materials for family planning projects and programs.
  • Authorizes $13.25 million in 1994 and 1995 for training grants and contracts to family planning projects and programs.
  • Requires any entity that performs abortions and receives federal funds to certify that it complies with any State law requiring parental notification.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Abortion Counseling Bill

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