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H.R. 380 (117th): Abortion Is Not Health Care Act of 2021

About the bill

So long as it remains legal, should the procedure qualify as tax-deductible?


Taxpayer funds *paying *for abortions has been almost completely illegal since 1976.), banned by the Hyde Amendment except in cases of rape, incest, and life of the mother. But for a woman who lists it as a medical expense, an abortion can still be tax-deductible.

Some believe that’s in keeping with other uncontroversial tax-deductible medical expenses, such as ambulances, artificial limbs, crutches, hearing aids, oxygen equipment, and wheelchairs. Others disagree because, for them, abortion’s legality is not nearly as important as their belief in its immorality. They’ve introduced a bill in Congress to enact that viewpoint into public policy.

What the bill does

The Abortion Is Not Health Care Act would ban the tax …

Sponsor and status

Andy Biggs

Sponsor. Representative for Arizona's 5th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 21, 2021
Length: 2 pages
Jan 21, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 21, 2021, 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).


36 Cosponsors (36 Republicans)



Jan 21, 2021

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

H.R. 380 (117th) 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. 380. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 117th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2021 to Jan 3, 2023. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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