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Text of the MARCH for Military Women Act

This bill was introduced on June 16, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Jun 16, 2011 (Introduced).

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II

112th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 1214

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

June 16, 2011

(for herself, Mrs. Boxer, Mrs. Murray, Mrs. Shaheen, and Mr. Lautenberg) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services

A BILL

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

1.

Short title

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

2.

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.

3.

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 1, is further amended—

(1)

by striking subsection (b); and

(2)

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