S.981 - Stop Deceptive Advertising for Women's Services Act of 2013113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Menendez, Robert [D-NJ] (Introduced 05/16/2013)|
|Committees:||Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation|
|Latest Action:||05/16/2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.981 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (05/16/2013)
Stop Deceptive Advertising for Women's Services Act of 2013 - Requires the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to promulgate rules to prohibit, as an unfair and deceptive act or practice, a person from advertising with the intent to deceptively create the impression that: (1) such person is a provider of abortion services if such person does not provide such services, or (2) such person is not a provider of abortion services if such person does provide such services.
Defines "abortion services" as providing surgical and non-surgical procedures to terminate a pregnancy, or providing referrals for such procedures.
Sets forth the enforcement authority of the FTC, including with respect to nonprofit organizations.