To amend title X of the Public Health Service Act to prohibit family planning grants from being awarded to any entity that performs abortions, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Tennessee's 6th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jan 8, 2015
Length: 4 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced on January 8, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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167 Cosponsors (166 Republicans, 1 Democrat)
What legislators are saying
Jan 4, 2013
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 217 (113th).
Jan 8, 2015
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Jan 3, 2017
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 217 (115th).
H.R. 217 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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