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115th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. 1985


To repeal the rules issued by the Department of the Treasury, the Department of Labor, and the Department of Health and Human Services entitled “Religious Exemptions and Accommodations for Coverage of Certain Preventive Services Under the Affordable Care Act” and “Moral Exemptions and Accommodations for Coverage of Certain Preventive Services Under the Affordable Care Act”.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

October 19, 2017

Mrs. Murray (for herself, Mr. Casey, Mr. Wyden, Mr. Blumenthal, Mrs. Shaheen, Mrs. Gillibrand, Mr. Leahy, Mr. Kaine, Ms. Stabenow, Mr. Booker, Ms. Cantwell, Ms. Klobuchar, Mr. Nelson, Mr. Durbin, Mr. Reed, Ms. Hassan, Mr. Whitehouse, Ms. Baldwin, Mr. Sanders, Mr. Heinrich, Ms. Duckworth, Mr. Franken, Mr. Markey, Mr. Bennet, Ms. Cortez Masto, Ms. Warren, Ms. Hirono, Mr. Coons, Mr. Van Hollen, Mr. Menendez, Mr. Brown, Mr. Merkley, Mr. Udall, Ms. Harris, Mr. Murphy, Mr. Cardin, Mrs. Feinstein, and Mr. King) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions


A BILL

To repeal the rules issued by the Department of the Treasury, the Department of Labor, and the Department of Health and Human Services entitled “Religious Exemptions and Accommodations for Coverage of Certain Preventive Services Under the Affordable Care Act” and “Moral Exemptions and Accommodations for Coverage of Certain Preventive Services Under the Affordable Care Act”.

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 “Protect Access to Birth Control Act”.

SEC. 2. Repeal.

The rules issued by the Department of the Treasury, the Department of Labor, and the Department of Health and Human Services entitled “Religious Exemptions and Accommodations for Coverage of Certain Preventive Services Under the Affordable Care Act” (82 Fed. Reg. 47792 (October 13, 2017)) and “Moral Exemptions and Accommodations for Coverage of Certain Preventive Services Under the Affordable Care Act” (82 Fed. Reg. 47838 (October 13, 2017)), shall have no force or effect, and shall be treated as though such rules had never taken effect.