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H.R. 435: Protecting Life on College Campus Act of 2023

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About the bill

If you attend the UC college system, should “you see” abortion care provided on campus?


In 2019, California Gov. Gavin Newson (D) signed the College Student Right to Access Act into law, requiring the 34 institutions in the University of California and California State public school systems offer abortion pills at no cost to students. It’s the first state law of its kind.

The state Senate passed it by 29–11 and the state Assembly by 55–19. The law took effect on January 1 of this year.

What the legislation does

The Protecting Life on College Campus Act would ban federal funding to schools offering abortions or abortion pills to students.

The House version was introduced on January 20 as H.R. 435, by Rep. Chip Roy (R-TX21) …

Sponsor and status

Chip Roy

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 21st congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 20, 2023
Length: 3 pages
Jan 20, 2023
118th Congress (2023–2025)

Introduced on Jan 20, 2023

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on January 20, 2023. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

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40 Cosponsors (40 Republicans)

0% chance of being enacted (details)


Jan 20, 2023

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H.R. 435 is 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. 435. This is the one from the 118th Congress.

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