To amend title X of the Public Health Service Act to prohibit family planning grants from being awarded to any entity that performs abortions, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Indiana's 6th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jan 7, 2011
Length: 4 pages
112th Congress (2011–2013)
This bill was introduced on January 7, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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178 Cosponsors (175 Republicans, 3 Democrats)
What legislators are saying
“Congressman Larry Bucshon Co-sponsors Legislation in the 112th Congress”
— Rep. Larry Bucshon [R-IN8] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 18, 2011
Nov 9, 2007
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 4133 (110th).
Jan 21, 2009
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 614 (111th).
Jan 7, 2011
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H.R. 217 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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