H.R. 1179 (112th): Respect for Rights of Conscience Act of 2011

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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Mar 17, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 17, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Jeff Fortenberry

Representative for Nebraska's 1st congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 17, 2011
Length: 8 pages

History

Mar 17, 2011
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

H.R. 1179 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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