Text: H.R.5123 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (02/27/2018)


115th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 5123


To abolish the Conscience and Religious Freedom Division in the Office of Civil Rights of the Department of Health and Human Services, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 27, 2018

Ms. Michelle Lujan Grisham of New Mexico (for herself and Mr. Crist) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce


A BILL

To abolish the Conscience and Religious Freedom Division in the Office of Civil Rights of the Department of Health and Human Services, and for other purposes.

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

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Eliminating the HHS Discrimination Division Act of 2018”.

SEC. 2. Abolishment of Conscience and Religious Freedom Division.

(a) In general.—Effective on the date that is 30 days after the date of enactment of this Act, the Conscience and Religious Freedom Division in the Office of Civil Rights of the Department of Health and Human Services is abolished.

(b) No substantially similar division.—No Federal funds may be used to establish or operate any substantially similar division, agency, or office with respect to the programs and activities of the Department of Health and Human Services.

(c) Transition.—Before the effective date specified in subsection (a), the Secretary of Health and Human Services shall take such actions as may be necessary to transfer the assets, personnel, and liabilities of the Conscience and Religious Freedom Division to other agencies and offices of the Department of Health and Human Services.


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