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, to amend the Public Health Service Act to prohibit certain abortion-related discrimination in governmental activities, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor. Representative for Tennessee's 6th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Mar 4, 2013
Length: 12 pages
Mar 4, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on March 4, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Mar 4, 2013
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Feb 12, 2015
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 940 (114th).
H.R. 940 (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 enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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