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H.R. 2085 (112th): MARCH for Military Women Act

The text of the bill below is as of Jun 2, 2011 (Introduced).



1st Session

H. R. 2085


June 2, 2011

(for herself, Mrs. Lowey, Ms. Lee of California, Mrs. Davis of California, Ms. DeGette, Mrs. Maloney, Mr. Grijalva, Ms. Matsui, Mr. Hinchey, Mr. Engel, Ms. Woolsey, Ms. Edwards, Mr. Nadler, Mr. Towns, Mr. Braley of Iowa, Mr. Boswell, Mr. Waxman, Mr. Rangel, Ms. Schakowsky, Mr. Stark, Mrs. Capps, Ms. Brown of Florida, Mr. Moran, Ms. Fudge, Ms. Moore, Mr. Loebsack, Mr. Ackerman, Mr. Holt, Mr. Rothman of New Jersey, Mr. Olver, Mr. Pallone, Ms. DeLauro, Mr. Ellison, Mr. Quigley, Ms. Speier, Ms. Berkley, Ms. Pingree of Maine, Mr. Conyers, Ms. Zoe Lofgren of California, and Mr. Hastings of Florida) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Armed Services


To amend title 10, United States Code, regarding restrictions on the use of Department of Defense funds and facilities for abortions.


Short title

This Act may be cited as the Military Access to Reproductive Care and Health for Military Women Act or the MARCH for Military Women Act.


Use of Department of Defense funds for abortions in cases of rape and incest

Section 1093(a) of title 10, United States Code, is amended by inserting before the period at the end the following: or in a case in which the pregnancy is the result of an act of rape or incest.


Restoration of previous policy regarding restrictions on use of Department of Defense medical facilities

Section 1093 of title 10, United States Code, as amended by section 2, is further amended—


by striking subsection (b); and


in subsection (a), by striking (a) Restriction on use of funds.—.