Text: H.R.661 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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116th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                H. R. 661

 To amend the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to prohibit assistance to 
nonprofits, foreign nongovernmental organizations, and quasi-autonomous 
    nongovernmental organizations that promote or perform abortions.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                            January 17, 2019

 Ms. Foxx of North Carolina (for herself, Mr. Lamborn, Mr. Harris, Mr. 
 Gaetz, Mr. Banks, Mr. Meadows, Mrs. Wagner, Mr. Marshall, Mr. Jones, 
 Mrs. Walorski, Mr. Long, Mr. Grothman, Mr. Weber of Texas, Mr. Mooney 
 of West Virginia, Mr. Spano, Mr. Latta, and Mr. Gibbs) introduced the 
 following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs

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                                 A BILL


 
 To amend the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to prohibit assistance to 
nonprofits, foreign nongovernmental organizations, and quasi-autonomous 
    nongovernmental organizations that promote or perform abortions.

    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 ``Protecting Life in Global Health 
Assistance Act of 2019''.

SEC. 2. PROHIBITION ON ASSISTANCE TO FOREIGN NONPROFITS, FOREIGN 
              NONGOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS, AND QUASI-AUTONOMOUS 
              NONGOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS THAT PROMOTE OR PERFORM 
              ABORTIONS.

    Chapter 1 of part III of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (22 
U.S.C. 2351 et seq.) is amended by adding at the end the following new 
section:

``SEC. 620N. PROHIBITION ON ASSISTANCE TO FOREIGN NONPROFITS, FOREIGN 
              NONGOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS, AND QUASI-AUTONOMOUS 
              NONGOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS THAT PROMOTE OR PERFORM 
              ABORTIONS.

    ``No assistance may be furnished under this Act to any foreign 
nonprofit, foreign nongovernmental organization, or quasi-autonomous 
nongovernmental organization that promotes or performs abortion, except 
in cases of rape or incest or when the life of the mother would be 
endangered if the fetus were carried to term.''.
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