H.R. 5650 (112th): Protecting Women’s Access to Health Care Act

Introduced:
May 09, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Bob Dold
Representative for Illinois's 10th congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
May 09, 2012
Length
4 pages
 
Status

This bill was introduced on May 9, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced May 09, 2012
Referred to Committee May 09, 2012
 
Full Title

To amend title X of the Public Health Service Act to provide for no discrimination under the family planning program under such title on the basis of separate provision of abortion.

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Cosponsors
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Committees

House Energy and Commerce

Health

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5/9/2012--Introduced.
Protecting Women's Access to Health Care Act - Amends the Public Health Service Act to prohibit any recipient of a grant or contract under the family planning program from discriminating against any institutional or individual health care entity on the basis of whether such entity separately provides or refers for abortions, provides employees coverage of abortions, or provides or requires training in the performance of abortions.
Defines "health care entity" to include an individual physician or other health care professional, a hospital, or any other kind of health care facility or organization.

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