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H.R. 7792 (116th): Abortion Providers Loan Elimination Act

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Is the organization a necessary healthcare provider during a public health crisis?

Context

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, the federal government instituted the months-long $669 billion Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) intended to help keep small businesses afloat. Numerous Planned Parenthood affiliates, which provide health care services including abortions, received about $80 million in PPP money.

The Small Business Administration (SBA), the federal government agency which runs the program, claims that Planned Parenthood affiliates shouldn’t have gotten the money since they’re overseen by the national organization. PPP funds are only supposed to go to organizations with less than 500 employees — which the individual Planned Parenthood affiliates generally have, even as their national parent organization doesn’t.

However, the affiliates argue that they are independent and note that the national organization did …

Sponsor and status

Roger Marshall

Sponsor. Representative for Kansas's 1st congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 27, 2020
Length: 3 pages
Introduced
Jul 27, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 27, 2020, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).

Cosponsors

23 Cosponsors (23 Republicans)

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History

Jul 27, 2020
 
Introduced

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H.R. 7792 (116th) 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 7792. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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