Summary: H.R.670 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House amended (03/25/1993)

Family Planning Amendments Act of 1993 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to require family planning grant and contract recipients to provide nondirective counseling and referrals regarding: (1) prenatal care and delivery; (2) infant care, foster care, and adoption; and (3) termination of pregnancy. Allows a provider who objects, on religious or moral grounds, to providing such counseling and referrals to refer the woman to another provider. Requires recipients to: (1) comply with State parental notification or consent laws; and (2) distribute only those condoms meeting current quality and labeling requirements and provide information regarding condom use benefits and risks. Authorizes appropriations.

Authorizes appropriations for grants and contracts concerning: (1) training to provide family planning services; and (2) informational and educational materials regarding family planning and population growth.

Declares the sense of the Congress regarding buying American with financial assistance under title X (Population Research and Voluntary Family Planning Programs) of the Public Health Service Act.