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S. 4246 (116th): Protect Access to Birth Control Act


The text of the bill below is as of Jul 21, 2020 (Introduced). The bill was not enacted into law.


II

116th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 4246

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

July 21, 2020

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

A BILL

To provide that the rules 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 shall have no force or effect, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

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

2.

Prohibition on certain rules relating to religious and moral exemptions and accommodations for coverage of certain preventive services

The Secretary of Health and Human Services, the Secretary of the Treasury, and the Secretary of Labor may not take any action to implement, enforce, or otherwise give effect to the rules entitled Religious Exemptions and Accommodations for Coverage of Certain Preventive Services Under the Affordable Care Act (83 Fed. Reg. 57536 (November 15, 2018)) and Moral Exemptions and Accommodations for Coverage of Certain Preventive Services Under the Affordable Care Act (83 Fed. Reg. 57592 (November 15, 2018)).