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house Bill H. Con. Res. 79

Defund Planned Parenthood Act of 2015

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Title

Defund Planned Parenthood Act of 2015

Official Title

Directing the Clerk of the House of Representatives to make corrections in the enrollment of H.R. 719.

Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Directs the Clerk of the House of Representatives to make a correction in the enrollment of H.R. 719 (Continuing Appropriations Act, 2016) to add division titles and restrict funding for Planned Parenthood. Prohibits, for a one-year period, federal funds from being provided to Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc., or any of its affiliates or clinics, for any purpose unless the entities certify that they will not perform abortions or provide funds to any entity that performs an abortion during the period. Includes exceptions for rape, incest, or a physical condition that endangers a woman's life unless an abortion is performed. Requires the Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Agriculture to seek repayment of federal assistance received by Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc., or any affiliate or clinic, if it violates the terms of the required certification. Provides additional funding for community health centers for the one-year period and prohibits the funds from being used for abortions other than the exceptions described above.

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  • The senate has not voted
      senate Committees
      Committee on Finance
  • The house Passed September 30th, 2015
    Roll Call Vote 241 Yea / 185 Nay
      house Committees
      Committee on Administration
      Committee on Energy and Commerce
      Health
    IntroducedSeptember 29th, 2015

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