H.R. 3495: Women’s Public Health and Safety Act

Introduced:

Sep 11, 2015

Status:

Passed House on Sep 29, 2015

This bill passed in the House on September 29, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Sponsor:

Sean Duffy

Representative for Wisconsin's 7th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 14, 2016
Length: 3 pages

Prognosis:

19% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to allow for greater State flexibility with respect to excluding providers who are involved in abortions.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Summary

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 ...

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History

Sep 11, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 29, 2015
 
Passed House

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

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

This page is about 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.

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