S. 1467 (112th): Respect for Rights of Conscience Act of 2011


Aug 2, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on August 2, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Roy Blunt

Junior Senator from Missouri



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Last Updated: Aug 2, 2011
Length: 8 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to protect rights of conscience with regard to requirements for coverage of specific items and services.

Summary (CRS)

8/2/2011--Introduced.Respect for Rights of Conscience Act of 2011 - Amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) to permit a health plan to decline coverage of specific items and ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Aug 2, 2011

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1467”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


37 cosponsors (36R, 1D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 1179 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 17, 2011

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