New Cosponsors — Mar 27, 2012
New Cosponsor: Rep. Dave Camp [R-MI4, 1993-2014]
New Cosponsor: Rep. Nan Hayworth [R-NY19, 2011-2012]
The bill now has 223 cosponsors (213 Republicans, 10 Democrats).
Mar 17, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on March 17, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Nebraska's 1st congressional district
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Last Updated: Mar 17, 2011
Length: 8 pages
To amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to protect rights of conscience with regard to requirements for coverage of specific items and services.
3/17/2011--Introduced.Respect for Rights of Conscience Act of 2011 - Amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) to permit a health plan to decline coverage of specific items and ... Read more >
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Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 6570 (111th).
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 22, 2010
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 2, 2011
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 1179 — 112th Congress: Respect for Rights of Conscience Act of 2011. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr1179
“H.R. 1179 — 112th Congress: Respect for Rights of Conscience Act of 2011.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. October 9, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr1179>
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