H.R.243 - Title X Abortion Provider Prohibition Act117th Congress (2021-2022) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Foxx, Virginia [R-NC-5] (Introduced 01/11/2021)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 02/02/2021 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.243 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/11/2021)
Title X Abortion Provider Prohibition Act
This bill prohibits the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) from awarding family planning grants to entities that perform abortions or provide funding to other entities that perform abortions. To receive a grant, an entity must certify it will refrain from those activities during the grant period.
The bill provides exceptions for abortions (1) in cases of rape or incest; or (2) when the life of the woman is in danger due to a physical disorder, injury, or illness. It also exempts hospitals unless they provide funds to non-hospital entities that provide abortions.
HHS must report annually on this prohibition.