S.51 - Title X Abortion Provider Prohibition Act114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Vitter, David [R-LA] (Introduced 01/07/2015)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 01/07/2015 Referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.51 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (01/07/2015)
Title X Abortion Provider Prohibition Act
Amends the Public Health Service Act to prohibit the Department of Health and Human Service (HHS) from providing federal family planning assistance to an entity unless the entity certifies that, during the period of assistance, the entity will not perform, and will not provide funds to any other entity that performs, an abortion. Excludes an abortion where: (1) the pregnancy is the result of rape or incest; or (2) a physician certifies that the woman suffered from a physical disorder, injury, or illness that would place the woman in danger of death unless an abortion is performed, including a condition caused by or arising from the pregnancy. Excludes hospitals that do not provide funds to non-hospital entities that perform abortions.
Requires HHS to provide Congress annually: (1) information on grantees who performed abortions under the exceptions, and (2) a list of entities to which grant funds are made available.