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S. 301 (115th): Conscience Protection Act of 2017

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A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to prohibit governmental discrimination against providers of health services that are not involved in abortion.

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Sponsor and status

James Lankford

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Oklahoma. Republican.

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Last Updated: Feb 3, 2017
Length: 10 pages
Feb 3, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 3, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


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What legislators are saying

Senator Lankfords Office Releases 2017 Activity Report
    — Sen. James Lankford [R-OK] (Sponsor) on Jan 2, 2018

On Bloomberg, Portman Discusses Trade, Need to Provide Level Playing Field for American Workers
    — Sen. Robert “Rob” Portman [R-OH] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 27, 2018

EPW Hearing Statement: The Use of TIFIA and Innovative Financing in Improving Infrastructure to Enhance Safety, Mobility, and Economic Opportunity
    — Sen. Thomas Carper [D-DE] on Jul 12, 2017

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Feb 3, 2017

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

S. 301 (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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