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S. 1985 (115th): Protect Access to Birth Control Act


The text of the bill below is as of Oct 19, 2017 (Introduced). The bill was not enacted into law.


II

115th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 1985

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

October 19, 2017

(for herself, Mr. Casey, Mr. Wyden, Mr. Blumenthal, Mrs. Shaheen, Mrs. Gillibrand, Mr. Leahy, Mr. Kaine, Ms. Stabenow, Mr. Booker, Ms. Cantwell, Ms. Klobuchar, Mr. Nelson, Mr. Durbin, Mr. Reed, Ms. Hassan, Mr. Whitehouse, Ms. Baldwin, Mr. Sanders, Mr. Heinrich, Ms. Duckworth, Mr. Franken, Mr. Markey, Mr. Bennet, Ms. Cortez Masto, Ms. Warren, Ms. Hirono, Mr. Coons, Mr. Van Hollen, Mr. Menendez, Mr. Brown, Mr. Merkley, Mr. Udall, Ms. Harris, Mr. Murphy, Mr. Cardin, Mrs. Feinstein, and Mr. King) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

A BILL

To repeal the rules issued by the Department of the Treasury, the Department of Labor, and the Department of Health and Human Services entitled Religious Exemptions and Accommodations for Coverage of Certain Preventive Services Under the Affordable Care Act and Moral Exemptions and Accommodations for Coverage of Certain Preventive Services Under the Affordable Care Act.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Protect Access to Birth Control Act.

2.

Repeal

The rules issued by the Department of the Treasury, the Department of Labor, and the Department of Health and Human Services entitled Religious Exemptions and Accommodations for Coverage of Certain Preventive Services Under the Affordable Care Act (82 Fed. Reg. 47792 (October 13, 2017)) and Moral Exemptions and Accommodations for Coverage of Certain Preventive Services Under the Affordable Care Act (82 Fed. Reg. 47838 (October 13, 2017)), shall have no force or effect, and shall be treated as though such rules had never taken effect.