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Calendar No. 169

114th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. 1881


To prohibit Federal funding of Planned Parenthood Federation of America.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

July 28, 2015

Mrs. Ernst (for herself, Mr. McConnell, Mr. Paul, Mr. Lankford, Mr. Blunt, Mr. Cornyn, Mrs. Fischer, Mr. Scott, Mr. Isakson, Mr. Coats, Mr. Inhofe, Mr. Boozman, Mr. Enzi, Mr. Johnson, Mr. Thune, Mr. Sasse, Mr. Barrasso, Mr. Roberts, Mr. Daines, Mr. Cruz, Mr. Perdue, Mr. Burr, Mr. Cotton, Mr. McCain, Mr. Cassidy, Mr. Portman, Mr. Tillis, Mr. Rubio, Mr. Vitter, Mr. Rounds, Mr. Wicker, Mr. Crapo, and Mr. Lee) introduced the following bill; which was read the first time

July 29, 2015

Read the second time and placed on the calendar


A BILL

To prohibit Federal funding of Planned Parenthood Federation of America.

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

SECTION 1. Findings.

Congress finds as follows:

(1) State and county health departments, community health centers, hospitals, physicians offices, and other entities currently provide, and will continue to provide, health services to women. Such health services include relevant diagnostic laboratory and radiology services, well-child care, prenatal and postpartum care, immunization, family planning services including contraception, sexually transmitted disease testing, cervical and breast cancer screenings, and referrals.

(2) Many such entities provide services to all persons, regardless of the person’s ability to pay, and provide services in medically underserved areas and to medically underserved populations.

(3) All funds no longer available to Planned Parenthood will continue to be made available to other eligible entities to provide women’s health care services.

SEC. 2. Prohibition.

(a) In general.—Notwithstanding any other provision of law, no Federal funds may be made available to Planned Parenthood Federation of America, or to any of its affiliates, subsidiaries, successors, or clinics.

(b) Rules of construction.—Nothing in this Act shall be construed to—

(1) affect any limitation contained in an appropriations Act relating to abortion; or

(2) reduce overall Federal funding available in support of women’s health.


Calendar No. 169

114th CONGRESS
     1st Session
S. 1881

A BILL
To prohibit Federal funding of Planned Parenthood Federation of America.

July 29, 2015
Read the second time and placed on the calendar