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HR 7 - No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act of 2015 - Key Vote

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Gary Palmer voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Referred to Committee (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (242-179) - (Key vote)

Title: No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act of 2015

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits federal funding of any abortion services and of health benefits coverage that provides any abortion services.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits federal funds from being used for the performance of an abortion or health benefits coverage that includes coverage of an abortion (Sec. 1).
  • Exempts an abortion from the provisions of this bill in the following circumstances (Sec. 1):
    • The pregnancy is the result of an act of rape or incest; or
    • The woman is suffering from a physical disorder, physical injury, or physical illness that would place her in danger of death unless an abortion is performed, including a physical condition caused by the pregnancy itself.
  • Prohibits a health care service from including abortion if the service is by or in a health care facility owned or operated by the Federal Government or by a physician or individual employed by the Federal Government to provide health care services (Sec. 1).
  • Requires the Director of the Office of Personnel Management to ensure that no multi-state qualified health plan offered in an exchange provides health benefits coverage that violates the provisions of this bill (Sec. 1).

 

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act of 2015

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