H.R. 12327 (94th): A bill prohibiting use of Health, Education, and Welfare funds for abortion.


Mar 4, 1976
94th Congress, 1975–1976

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 4, 1976, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Joseph Vigorito

Representative for Pennsylvania's 24th congressional district


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Summary (CRS)

3/4/1976--Introduced.Prohibits the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare from furnishing, directly or indirectly, funds to pay for or encourage abortions, except where such abortions are necessary to save the life ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 4, 1976

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