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S.946: No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act

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Sponsor Roger Wicker, R-Miss.
Total Cosponsors 27 (All Republicans)
Introduced May 14, 2013
Latest Major Action May 14, 2013
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Bill Summary

No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act - 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.

Prohibits federal funds from being used for any health benefits coverage that includes coverage of abortion. (Currently, federal funds cannot be used for abortion services and plans receiving federal funds must keep federal funds segregated from any funds for abortion services.)

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 woman suffers from a physical disorder, injury, or illness, including a life-endangering physical condition caused by or a...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 14, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.