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.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Wisconsin's 7th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jan 24, 2017
Length: 3 pages
Jan 24, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on January 24, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Sep 29, 2015
Earlier Version — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3495 (114th).
Jan 24, 2017
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