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Introduced in House (08/02/2013)


113th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 3062

To require assurances that certain family planning service projects and programs will provide pamphlets containing the contact information of adoption centers.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
August 2, 2013

Mr. Wittman (for himself, Mr. Miller of Florida, Mr. Cassidy, Mr. Cramer, Mr. Lamborn, Mr. Buchanan, Mr. Massie, Mr. Brady of Texas, Mr. Sensenbrenner, Mrs. Blackburn, Mr. Lankford, Mr. Pearce, Mr. Latta, Mr. Hunter, Mrs. Bachmann, Mr. Rigell, Mr. Forbes, Mr. Walberg, Mr. Pompeo, Mr. Johnson of Ohio, Mr. Wolf, Mr. Poe of Texas, and Mr. Pitts) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce


A BILL

To require assurances that certain family planning service projects and programs will provide pamphlets containing the contact information of adoption centers.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be referred to as the “Adoption Information Act”.

SEC. 2. Provision in family planning services of pamphlets containing adoption center contact information.

Title X of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 300 et seq.) is amended by adding at the end the following:

Adoption center contact information

“Sec. 1009. (a) A grant may be made or contract entered into under section 1001 for a family planning service project or program only upon assurances satisfactory to the Secretary that the project or program will—

“(1) provide to each person to whom the project or program provides family planning services, at the time the person inquires about the services, a pamphlet that contains—

“(A) a comprehensive list of the adoption centers located in the State where the services are provided; and

“(B) the address and telephone number of each such center;

“(2) at the same time, orally inform each such person that the pamphlet—

“(A) was provided by the Department of Health and Human Services; and

“(B) contains a comprehensive list of the adoption centers located in the State where the services are provided; and

“(3) provide each such person an opportunity to read the pamphlet.

“(b) The Secretary shall prepare, annually update, and distribute to each project or program referred to in subsection (a) pamphlets described in that subsection.

“(c) No funds may be used to carry out this section, except funds that are appropriated to carry out this title.”.