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S. 3173 (116th): Abortion Is Not Health Care Act of 2020


The text of the bill below is as of Jan 9, 2020 (Introduced). The bill was not enacted into law.


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116th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 3173

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

January 9, 2020

(for himself, Mr. Cramer, Mr. Scott of Florida, Mrs. Hyde-Smith, Mrs. Blackburn, Mr. Inhofe, Ms. Ernst, Mr. Tillis, Mr. Daines, Mr. Sasse, Mr. Perdue, Mr. Cotton, Mr. Wicker, Mr. Rubio, Mr. Scott of South Carolina, Mr. Roberts, and Mr. Moran) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance

A BILL

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that amounts paid for an abortion are not taken into account for purposes of the deduction for medical expenses.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Abortion Is Not Health Care Act of 2020.

2.

Amounts paid for abortion not taken into account in determining deduction for medical expenses

(a)

In general

Section 213 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended by adding at the end the following new subsection:

(g)

Amounts paid for abortion not taken into account

An amount paid during the taxable year for an abortion shall not be taken into account under subsection (a).

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(b)

Effective date

The amendment made by this section shall apply to taxable years beginning after the date of the enactment of this Act.