A bill to amend title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act to provide religious conscience protections for individuals and organizations.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Florida. Republican.
Last Updated: Jan 30, 2012
Length: 4 pages
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on January 30, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Murkowski Fights for Religious Freedom from Health Care Mandate”
— Sen. Lisa Murkowski [R-AK] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 7, 2012
“Inhofe: obama's compromise fails to protect religious freedom”
— Sen. James “Jim” Inhofe [R-OK] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 10, 2012
“Hoeven Cosponsors Legislation to Protect Religious Freedom”
— Sen. John Hoeven [R-ND] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 8, 2012
Jan 30, 2012
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S. 2043 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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