To prohibit Federal funding to entities that do not certify the entities will not perform, or provide any funding to any other entity that performs, an abortion.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Tennessee's 6th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jul 23, 2015
Length: 3 pages
114th Congress, 2015–2017
This bill was introduced on July 23, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Rep. Ratcliffe Statement on Whole Womans Health v. Hellerstedt”
— Rep. John Ratcliffe [R-TX4] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 27, 2016
“Foxx joins legislation to end funding for abortions”
— Rep. Virginia Foxx [R-NC5] (Co-sponsor) on Aug 1, 2015
Jul 23, 2015
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Feb 3, 2017
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 853 (115th).
H.R. 3197 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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