H.R.2566 - Stop Deceptive Advertising for Women's Healthcare Services Act115th Congress (2017-2018) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B. [D-NY-12] (Introduced 05/19/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 05/26/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2566 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
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.