H.Con.Res.79 - Defund Planned Parenthood Act of 2015114th Congress (2015-2016)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Roby, Martha [R-AL-2] (Introduced 09/29/2015)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; House Administration | Senate - Finance|
|Latest Action:||House - 10/02/2015 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
|Roll Call Votes:||There has been 1 roll call vote|
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Summary: H.Con.Res.79 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Passed House without amendment (09/30/2015)
(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.