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H.R. 771 (115th): Equal Access to Abortion Coverage in Health Insurance (EACH Woman) Act of 2017

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About the bill

Permanently banning federal funding for abortions is a top Republican social policy priority. H.R. 7, the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act, passed the House last month and would accomplish that goal. H.R. 771, the EACH Woman Act, would do the opposite and permanently repeal the ban.

What the Republican and Democratic bills each do

Making the ban permanent

Every year since 1976, Congress — regardless of party control — has passed the Hyde Amendment, which prevents federal money from being used to perform abortions ...

Sponsor and status

Barbara Lee

Sponsor. Representative for California's 13th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jan 31, 2017
Length: 6 pages
Introduced
Jan 31, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 31, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

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History

Jan 31, 2017
 
Introduced

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

H.R. 771 (115th) 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 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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