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Womens Public Health and Safety Act (Medicaid state flexibility)

09/29/2015
House Roll Call No. 524
114th Congress, 1st Session

Passed: 236-193 (see complete tally)
The Women's Public Health and Safety Act (H.R. 3495), sponsored by Congressman Sean Duffy (R-Wi.), was a bill to amend federal law to clarify that states may, at their option, exclude abortion providers from the federal-state Medicaid program (other than those that provide abortions only in cases of life of the mother, rape, or incest).  National Right to Life supported this legislation.  The bill passed, 236 to 193.  It was supported by 234 Republicans and two Democrats.  It was opposed by nine Republicans and 184 Democrats.  September 29, 2015, House roll call no. 524.  Following House approval, H.R. 3495 was sent to the U.S. Senate, which did not act on it.


Vote Map: House Roll Call No. 524
Votes For : 236
Votes Against : 193
Not Voting : 5

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