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Key Votes

H Amdt 335 - Family Planning Parental Notification Amendment - Key Vote

National Key Votes

Thomas Holden voted Nay (Amendment Vote) on this Amendment.

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Note

NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE AMENDMENT, WHICH REPLACES THE ENTIRE TEXT OF THE LEGISLATION WITH A NEW TEXT. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

Stage Details

Amendment - Amendment Adopted (House) (220-201) - (Key vote)

Title: Family Planning Parental Notification Amendment

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a substitute amendment that requires federally funded family planning providers to certify that family participation is encouraged when minors seek family planning services, and that counseling is provided on how to resist coercive sexual activities.

Highlights:
  • Encourages parental participation in family planning services for minors, as opposed to the Istook amendment which required health clinics to give parents or guardians of underage children written notice 5 business days before providing contraceptive drugs or devices to the child.

 

Amendment - Introduced (House) -

Title: Family Planning Parental Notification Amendment

Sponsors

  • Michael N. 'Mike' Castle (DE - R) (Out Of Office)
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