H.R.188: Women’s Public Health and Safety Act

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74 (All Republicans)

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Bill Summary

Women's Public Health and Safety Act This bill allows a state to exclude from participation in the state's Medicaid program a provider that performs an abortion, unless (1) the pregnancy is the result of rape or incest, or (2) the woman suffers from a physical issue that would place her in danger of death unless an abortion is performed. Under current law, a state plan for medical assistance must provide that any individual eligible for...

(Source: Library of Congress)

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There are 3 statements associated with H.R.188.

Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 2, 2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Jan. 5, 2021
Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Jan. 5, 2021

Introduced in the House by Michael Cloud (R-Texas)

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