Summary: H.R.2566 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.2566. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (05/19/2017)

Stop Deceptive Advertising for Women's Healthcare Services Act

This bill 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.

"Abortion services" is defined as providing surgical and non-surgical procedures to terminate a pregnancy, or providing referrals for such procedures.

The bill sets forth the enforcement authority of the FTC, including with respect to nonprofit organizations.