H.R. 4971 (112th): SAFE Act


Apr 27, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 27, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Todd Akin

Representative for Missouri's 2nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 27, 2012
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title I of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to ensure that the coverage offered under multi-State qualified health plans offered in Exchanges is consistent with the Federal abortion funding ban.

Summary (CRS)

4/27/2012--Introduced.Stop Abortion Funding in Multi-state Exchange Plans Act or SAFE Act - Amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to require the Director of the Office of Personnel Management ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 27, 2012

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4971”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


70 cosponsors (68R, 2D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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