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H.R. 3279 (113th): Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act of 2013

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To amend section 1303(b)(3) of Public Law 111-148 concerning the notice requirements regarding the extent of health plan coverage of abortion and abortion premium surcharges.

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Sponsor and status

Christopher “Chris” Smith

Sponsor. Representative for New Jersey's 4th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Oct 9, 2013
Length: 3 pages
Oct 9, 2013
113th Congress (2013–2015)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 9, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).


141 Cosponsors (137 Republicans, 4 Democrats)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act Heads to House Floor
    — Rep. Christopher “Chris” Smith [R-NJ4] (Sponsor) on Jan 22, 2014

Black, Members of Congress introduce ‘Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act’
    — Rep. Diane Black [R-TN6, 2011-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 10, 2013

Latta: Americans Should Have Freedom to Exercise Their Rights of Conscience
    — Rep. Robert Latta [R-OH5] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 10, 2013

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Oct 9, 2013

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H.R. 3279 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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