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

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

Status:

Introduced on Jan 31, 2017

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on January 31, 2017. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Prognosis:

1% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

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.

Pending
 
Ordered Reported

Pending
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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Passed Senate

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Signed by the President

H.R. 771 is 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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