No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act
Rule Hearing Information:
Meeting Time: Monday, May 2, 2011 at 5:00 p.m. in H-313 The Capitol
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|#7||Version 1||Baldwin (WI)||Democrat||Would prohibit the bill from taking effect should it cause taxes for small businesses or individuals to increase.||Submitted|
|#3||Version 2||Biggert (IL)||Republican||Revised Would strike sections 303 through 307, 309, 310, and Title II, and the word "authorized" in sections 301 and 302.||Submitted|
|#4||Version 1||Chu (CA)||Democrat||Would make clear that provisions under current law that require that the federal government help protect access to appropriate medical care, do nothing to restrict doctors’ ability to fully disclose treatment options and other health information to patients, and do nothing to violate ethical standards of health care professionals or informed consent between doctor and patient are still in force under this bill.||Submitted|
|#5||Version 1||Chu (CA)||Democrat||Withdrawn Would make clear that nothing in this bill relieves doctors and hospitals of their moral and legal obligation under the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA) law to provide emergency health care services.||Withdrawn|
|#8||Version 1||Chu (CA)||Democrat||Would exclude cases of a woman with cancer who needs life saving treatment incompatible with continuing the pregnancy from the requirements of the legislation relating to federal funding, health benefit plans and the limitations on federal facilities and employees.||Submitted|
|#10||Version 1||Crowley (NY)||Democrat||Would provide that the provisions of H.R. 3 shall not take effect if the tax liability of any taxpayer (including individuals and small businesses) would be increased.||Submitted|
|#6||Version 1||Engel (NY)||Democrat||Would reinstate conscience protections for health providers who provide abortion services as well as those who do not.||Submitted|
|#17||Version 1||Grijalva, Raul (AZ)||Democrat||Would require that a review be conducted by the Secretary of the Treasury to ensure that the tax penalties created by this act will not have a disparate impact on individuals based on race, gender, national origin, ability or age. It would also direct the Secretary to examine the impact of these tax penalties on small businesses owned and operated by minorities.||Submitted|
|#15||Version 1||Jackson Lee (TX)||Democrat||Would delay the effective date of the act until the AG certifies to Congress that this act will not violate any Constitutionally guaranteed right.||Submitted|
|#16||Version 1||Jackson Lee (TX)||Democrat||Would carve out an exception to the act for instances where continuing a pregnancy could result in severe long-lasting damage to a women's health.||Submitted|
|#9||Version 1||Maloney (NY)||Democrat||Would require the Federal Trade Commission to promulgate rules under the Federal Trade Commission Act declaring it an unfair or deceptive act for an entity, such as a crisis pregnancy center, to advertise as a provider of abortion services if the entity does not provide abortion services. Similarly, if an entity that does provide abortions it is prohibited from advertising that it does not provide abortions. Agencies that are not deceptive in their advertising or marketing will not be affected by this bill.||Submitted|
|#13||Version 1||Moore, Gwen (WI)||Democrat||Would delay the effective date for this Act (H.R. 3) until the Secretary of Health and Human Services determines that it would not result in a reduction in access to comprehensive health care coverage for low-income women.||Submitted|
|#14||Version 1||Moore, Gwen (WI)||Democrat||Withdrawn Would delay the effective date for this Act (H.R. 3) until the Secretary of Health and Human Services determines that it would not result in a reduction in access to comprehensive health care coverage for women.||Withdrawn|
|#11||Version 1||Nadler (NY)||Democrat||Would strike Title II of the bill.||Submitted|
|#2||Version 1||Norton (DC)||Democrat||Would permit the District of Columbia government to spend its local taxpayer-raised funds on abortions for low-income women.||Submitted|
|#12||Version 1||Quigley (IL)||Democrat||Would provide that the provisions of the bill shall not take effect until the President, or his designee, certifies that this bill will not affect the availability of insurance that includes abortion coverage in the private insurance market.||Submitted|
|#1||Version 1||Smith, Lamar (TX), Camp (MI)||Republican||Revised Would combine the text of H.R. 3 as reported by the Committee on the Judiciary and the text of H.R. 1232 as reported by the Committee on Ways and Means.||Considered as Adopted|
Rule Information for H.R. 3
REPORTED BY A RECORD VOTE of 9-3 on Monday, May 2, 2011.
FLOOR ACTION ON H.RES. 237:
Adopted by record vote of 243-177 on Wednesday, May 4, 2011.
1. Closed rule.
2. Provides for one hour of debate with 40 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary, 10 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means, and 10 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce.
3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.
4. Provides that in lieu of the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on the Judiciary now printed in the bill, the amendment in the nature of a substitute printed in the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution shall be considered as adopted. The bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.
5. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended.
6. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.
Summary of Amendments to be Considered as Adopted:
(REVISED) Would combine the text of H.R. 3 as reported by the Committee on the Judiciary and the text of H.R. 1232 as reported by the Committee on Ways and Means.