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Jan 24, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on January 24, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senior Senator from Pennsylvania
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Last Updated: Jan 24, 2013
Length: 5 pages
A bill to prohibit discrimination and retaliation against individuals and health care entities that refuse to recommend, refer for, provide coverage for, pay for, provide, perform, assist, or participate in abortions.
1/24/2013--Introduced.Health Care Provider and Hospital Conscience Protection Act - Prohibits the federal government and any state or local government that receives federal financial assistance from discriminating or retaliating against any ... Read more >
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Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1489 (112th).
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Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 220.
This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 143”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 2, 2011
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 21, 2015
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 143 — 113th Congress: Health Care Provider and Hospital Conscience Protection Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s143
“S. 143 — 113th Congress: Health Care Provider and Hospital Conscience Protection Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. October 5, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s143>
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