Federal - HR 940

Healthcare Conscience Rights Act

Introduced

February 12, 2015

Description

Bill text and summary

  • Protect conscientious objectors from the "abortion pill mandate" of Obamacare (Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act or PPACA).
  • Prohibit abortion-related discrimination by governments.
  • Provide victims of discrimination the right to pursue justice in the courts.

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Support

Original Sponsor 1

Co-Sponsors 160

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  • April 14, 2016 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Culberson, (R-Texas)
  • Jan. 6, 2016 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Thompson, G. (R-Pa.)
  • Nov. 30, 2015 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Benishek, (R-Mich.)Hice, (R-Ga.)
  • Nov. 5, 2015 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Denham, (R-Calif.)
  • Sept. 28, 2015 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Guthrie, (R-Ky.)Stutzman, (R-Ind.)
  • Sept. 10, 2015 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    McHenry, (R-N.C.)
  • July 28, 2015 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Bridenstine, (R-Okla.)Hensarling, (R-Texas)
  • July 23, 2015 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Cole, (R-Okla.)Woodall, (R-Ga.)
  • July 15, 2015 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Noem, (R-S.D.)
  • June 10, 2015 — Additional cosponsor(s): 4

    Ellmers, (R-N.C.)Rokita, (R-Ind.)
    Rogers, H. (R-Ky.)Royce, (R-Calif.)
  • April 14, 2015 — Additional cosponsor(s): 5

    Collins, C. (R-N.Y.)Thornberry, (R-Texas)Westerman, (R-Ark.)
    Newhouse, (R-Wash.)Walden, G. (R-Ore.)
  • March 25, 2015 — Additional cosponsor(s): 8

    Abraham, (R-La.)Brooks, S. (R-Ind.)McClintock, (R-Calif.)
    Bilirakis, G. (R-Fla.)Hill, (R-Ark.)Wittman, (R-Va.)
    Brooks, M. (R-Ala.)Kinzinger, (R-Ill.)
  • March 17, 2015 — Additional cosponsor(s): 12

    Conaway, (R-Texas)McMorris Rodgers, (R-Wash.)Turner, M. (R-Ohio)
    Gosar, (R-Ariz.)Nugent, (R-Fla.)Walker, (R-N.C.)
    Heck, J. (R-Nev.)Posey, (R-Fla.)Wenstrup, (R-Ohio)
    Lummis, (R-Wyo.)Rice, T. (R-S.C.)Whitfield, (R-Ky.)
  • March 3, 2015 — Additional cosponsor(s): 8

    Allen, (R-Ga.)Price, T. (R-Ga.)Smith, Lamar (R-Texas)
    Hardy, (R-Nev.)Scalise, (R-La.)Westmoreland, L. (R-Ga.)
    Meadows, (R-N.C.)Sensenbrenner, (R-Wis.)
  • Feb. 25, 2015 — Additional cosponsor(s): 8

    Clawson, (R-Fla.)Emmer, (R-Minn.)Jones, (R-N.C.)
    Collins, D. (R-Ga.)Franks, T. (R-Ariz.)Tiberi, (R-Ohio)
    Duffy, (R-Wis.)Graves, S. (R-Mo.)
  • Feb. 12, 2015 — Original cosponsor(s): 102

    Aderholt, R. (R-Ala.)Hartzler, (R-Mo.)Palazzo, (R-Miss.)
    Amash, (R-Mich.)Hudson, (R-N.C.)Pearce, (R-N.M.)
    Babin, (R-Texas)Huelskamp, (R-Kan.)Peterson, C. (D-Minn.)
    Barletta, (R-Pa.)Huizenga, (R-Mich.)Pittenger, (R-N.C.)
    Bishop, M. (R-Mich.)Hultgren, (R-Ill.)Pitts, (R-Pa.)
    Bishop, R. (R-Utah)Jenkins, L. (R-Kan.)Poe, (R-Texas)
    Blackburn, M. (R-Tenn.)Johnson, B. (R-Ohio)Pompeo, (R-Kan.)
    Boustany (R-La.)Johnson, S. (R-Texas)Ribble, (R-Wis.)
    Brady, K. (R-Texas)Jolly, (R-Fla.)Roby, (R-Ala.)
    Buchanan, (R-Fla.)Jordan, (R-Ohio)Roe, (R-Tenn.)
    Buck, (R-Colo.)Joyce, (R-Ohio)Rogers, Mike D. (R-Ala.)
    Byrne, (R-Ala.)Kelly, (R-Pa.)Roskam, (R-Ill.)
    Carter, J. (R-Texas)King, S. (R-Iowa)Rothfus, (R-Pa.)
    Cramer, (R-N.D.)Kline, J. (R-Minn.)Rouzer, (R-N.C.)
    Crawford, (R-Ark.)LaMalfa, (R-Calif.)Russell, (R-Okla.)
    Davis, R. (R-Ill.)Lamborn, (R-Colo.)Ryan, P. (R-Wis.)
    DesJarlais, (R-Tenn.)Latta, (R-Ohio)Salmon, (R-Ariz.)
    Diaz-Balart, (R-Fla.)Lipinski, D. (D-Ill.)Scott, A. (R-Ga.)
    Duncan, Jeff (R-S.C.)Long, (R-Mo.)Sessions, P. (R-Texas)
    Duncan, John (R-Tenn.)Luetkemeyer, (R-Mo.)Shimkus, (R-Ill.)
    Fincher, (R-Tenn.)Marchant, (R-Texas)Shuster, Bill (R-Pa.)
    Fitzpatrick, (R-Pa.)Marino, (R-Pa.)Smith, Adrian (R-Neb.)
    Fleming, (R-La.)Massie, (R-Ky.)Smith, C. (R-N.J.)
    Flores, (R-Texas)McKinley, (R-W.Va.)Stewart, (R-Utah)
    Forbes, (R-Va.)Messer, (R-Ind.)Valadao, (R-Calif.)
    Fortenberry, (R-Neb.)Miller, C. (R-Mich.)Wagner, (R-Mo.)
    Foxx, (R-N.C.)Miller, J. (R-Fla.)Walberg, (R-Mich.)
    Gibbs, B. (R-Ohio)Moolenaar, (R-Mich.)Walorski, (R-Ind.)
    Goodlatte, R. (R-Va.)Mooney, (R-W.Va.)Weber, (R-Texas)
    Gowdy, (R-S.C.)Mullin, (R-Okla.)Wilson, J. (R-S.C.)
    Graves, T. (R-Ga.)Mulvaney, (R-S.C.)Womack, (R-Ark.)
    Grothman, (R-Wis.)Murphy, T. (R-Pa.)Yoder, (R-Kan.)
    Harper, (R-Miss.)Neugebauer, (R-Texas)Yoho, (R-Fla.)
    Harris, (R-Md.)Olson, (R-Texas)Young, D. (R-Iowa)
  • Feb. 12, 2015 — Read twice and referred to: House Energy and Commerce, House Ways and Means.Congressional Record p. H1034

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