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Assisted Suicide Funding Restriction

04/10/1997
House Roll Call No. 75
105th Congress, 1st Session

Passed: 398-16 (see complete tally)
The NRLC-backed Assisted Suicide Funding Restriction Act (H.R. 1003) provided that neither federal funds (such as Medicare or Medicaid) nor federal facilities (such as Veterans' and military hospitals) may be used to provide "assisted suicide, euthanasia, or mercy killing." The House passed the bill on April 10, 1997, by a vote of 398-16 (Vote No. 75). The Senate later passed the bill 99-0, and on April 18, 1997, President Clinton signed the Assisted Suicide Funding Restriction Act into law.



Vote Map: House Roll Call No. 75
Votes For : 398
Votes Against : 16
Not Voting : 18

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