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 and status
Sponsor. Representative for Tennessee's 6th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Mar 4, 2013
Length: 12 pages
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on March 4, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Black, Bachmann, Ellmers, Foxx, Jenkins, Lummis, McMorris Rodgers, Miller, Roby, Wagner Respond to Supreme Court Ruling in Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby”
— Rep. Diane Black [R-TN6, 2011-2018] (Sponsor) on Jun 30, 2014
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.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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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