H. R. 1470
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
March 8, 2023
Mr. Norman (for himself, Mr. Banks, Mrs. Boebert, Mr. Cloud, Mr. Davidson, Mr. Duncan, Mr. Ellzey, Mr. Good of Virginia, Mr. Gosar, Ms. Greene of Georgia, Mr. Grothman, Mr. Hern, Mr. Kelly of Mississippi, Mrs. Miller of Illinois, Mr. Ogles, Mr. Rosendale, Mr. Sessions, Mr. Steube, Mr. Waltz, Mr. Westerman, and Mr. Lamborn) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce
To prohibit the use of Federal funds for abortion through financial or logistical support to individuals traveling to another State or country to receive an abortion.
This Act may be cited as the
No Federal Funds for Abortion Travel Expenses Act of 2023.
No Federal funds for abortion travel
No Federal funds may be used for abortion through financial or logistical support for travel to another State for an abortion.
Rule of construction
Nothing in this section shall be construed to affect the limits on funding for abortion through financial or logistical support for travel to another State or country to receive an abortion in effect under the Hyde Amendment or any other provision of Federal law.
In this section:
The term abortion means the use or provision of any instrument, medicine, drug, or any other substance or device—
to intentionally kill the unborn child of a woman known to be pregnant; or
to intentionally terminate the pregnancy of a woman known to be pregnant, with an intention other than—
after viability to produce a live birth that, if premature, is medically indicated, and to preserve the life and health of the child born alive;
to treat an ectopic pregnancy; or
to remove a dead unborn child.
The term Hyde Amendment means sections 506 and 507 of division H of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2022 (Public Law 117–103) and any successor provisions in any appropriations Act for a fiscal year after fiscal year 2022.