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

May 09, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Bob Dold
Representative for Illinois's 10th congressional district
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May 09, 2012
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This bill was introduced on May 9, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

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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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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