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H.R.7: No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act of 2014

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about health
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Sponsor Christopher H. Smith, R-N.J.
Total Cosponsors 171 (4 Democrats, 167 Republicans)
Introduced May 14, 2013
Latest Major Action Jan. 29, 2014
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Bill Summary

No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act of 2014 - Title I: Prohibiting Federally Funded Abortions - (Sec. 101) Prohibits the expenditure of funds authorized or appropriated by federal law or funds in any trust fund to which funds are authorized or appropriated by federal law (federal funds) for any abortion. (Currently, federal funds cannot be used for abortion services, except in cases involving rape, incest, or life endangerment.)

Prohibits federal funds from being used for any health benefits coverage that includes coverage of abortion (thus making permanent existing federal policies).

Prohibits the inclusion of abortion in any health care service furnished by a federal or District of Columbia health care facility or by any physician or other individual employed by the federal government or the District.

Excludes an abortion from such prohibitions if: (1) the pregnancy is the result of rape or incest; or (2) the w...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Jan. 29, 2014 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
Jan. 28, 2014 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Jan. 28, 2014

On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 227 - 188, 1 Present (Roll no. 30).

Jan. 28, 2014

On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 192 - 221, 1 Present (Roll no. 29). (consideration: CR H1471)

Jan. 28, 2014 The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection. (consideration: CR H1471)
Jan. 28, 2014 DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Moore motion to recommit with instructions, pending the reservation of a point of order. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment to add language to the bill prohibiting authorization of any party to violate the medical privacy of any woman with respect to her choice of or use of comprehensive health insurance coverage. The reservation of a point of order was subsequently withdrawn.
Jan. 28, 2014 Ms. Moore moved to recommit with instructions to Judiciary. (consideration: CR H1470; text: CR H1470)
Jan. 28, 2014 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule. (consideration: CR H1470)
Jan. 28, 2014 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 7.
Jan. 28, 2014 The resolution provides for consideration of H.R. 7, under a closed rule with one hour of debate on the bill. The resolution provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 113-33 shall be considered as adopted. Also the rule provides for consideration of the conference report to accompany H.R. 2642.
Jan. 28, 2014 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 465. (consideration: CR H1459-1472)
Jan. 28, 2014 Rule H. Res. 465 passed House.
Jan. 27, 2014 Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 465 Reported to House. The resolution provides for consideration of H.R. 7, under a closed rule with one hour of debate on the bill. The resolution provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 113-33 shall be considered as adopted. Also the rule provides for consideration of the conference report to accompany H.R. 2642.
Jan. 23, 2014 Reported by the Committee on Judiciary. H. Rept. 113-332, Part I.
Jan. 15, 2014 Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 22 - 12.
Jan. 15, 2014 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Jan. 14, 2014 Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice Discharged.
June 14, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.
June 3, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
May 17, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
May 14, 2013 Referred to House Energy and Commerce
May 14, 2013 Referred to House Judiciary
May 14, 2013 Referred to House Ways and Means