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H.R. 3495 (114th): Women’s Public Health and Safety Act

About the bill

This bill would give states the ability to end their funding to Planned Parenthood. H.R. 3495 would do this by allowing states to exclude health care providers that perform abortions from participating in that state’s Medicaid program. States would not be given this authority if the abortion was performed in the cases of rape, incest, or danger to the health of the mother.

The bill passed the House by a partisan vote of 236–193. The White House has threatened to veto the bill.

Current law prohibits federal ...

Sponsor and status

Sean Duffy

Sponsor. Representative for Wisconsin's 7th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 14, 2016
Length: 3 pages
Introduced:

Sep 11, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 29, 2015 but was never passed by the Senate.

History

Sep 11, 2015
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Sep 28, 2015
 
Considered by House Committee on Rules

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Sep 29, 2015
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

H.R. 3495 (114th) 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 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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