To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to allow for greater State flexibility with respect to excluding providers who are involved in abortions.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Wisconsin's 7th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jan 30, 2019
Length: 3 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on January 30, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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26 Cosponsors (26 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“Rep. Williams Fights to Protect the Unborn During COVID-19”
— Rep. Roger Williams [R-TX25] (Co-sponsor) on May 13, 2020
“Rep. Williams Receives A Rating from the Susan B. Anthony List”
— Rep. Roger Williams [R-TX25] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 24, 2020
Sep 29, 2015
Earlier Version — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3495 (114th).
Jan 24, 2017
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 656 (115th).
Jan 30, 2019
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H.R. 888 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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