Conscience and Refusal Clauses

Last updated: March 18, 2016

Laws

Title Number State Proposed Status
North Carolina Motorcycle Abortion Bill (SB 353) SB 353 North Carolina March 19, 2013 Current
Pennsylvania Health Insurance Right of Conscience Act (HB 1049) HB 1049 Pennsylvania March 25, 2013 Failed to Pass
Pennsylvania Health Insurance Right of Conscience Act (HB 1050) HB 1050 Pennsylvania March 25, 2013 Failed to Pass
Pennsylvania Health Insurance Right of Conscience Act (HB 1051) HB 1051 Pennsylvania March 25, 2013 Failed to Pass
Pennsylvania Conscientious Objection Act (SB 276) SB 276 Pennsylvania February 26, 2013 Failed to Pass
Pennsylvania Freedom of Conscience in Health Care Services Act (HB 383) HB 383 Pennsylvania January 29, 2013 Failed to Pass
Arizona Bill Regarding Duty to Fill Emergency Contraception Prescriptions (SB 1259) SB 1259 Arizona January 29, 2014 Failed to Pass
Florida Unborn Viability Act (HB 551) HB 551 Florida January 16, 2014 Failed to Pass
Florida for Life Act 2013 (SB 1056) SB 1056 Florida February 20, 2013 Failed to Pass
Florida for Life Act 2013 (HB 395) HB 395 Florida January 22, 2013 Failed to Pass
Florida Unborn Viability Act (SB 1602) SB 1602 Florida February 28, 2014 Failed to Pass
Missouri Conscience Protection Bill of 2014 (HB 1430) HB 1430 Missouri January 15, 2014 Failed to Pass
Missouri Prevention First Act of 2014 (HB 1529) HB 1529 Missouri January 21, 2014 Failed to Pass
Missouri Prevention First Act of 2013 (HB 889) HB 889 Missouri March 26, 2013 Failed to Pass
Missouri Conscience Protection Bill of 2013 (SB 84) SB 84 Missouri December 17, 2012 Failed to Pass
Missouri Law Protecting Free Exercise of Religion (SB 916) SB 916 Missouri February 24, 2014 Failed to Pass
Missouri Conscience Protection Bill of 2013 (HB 457) HB 457 Missouri February 5, 2013 Failed to Pass
Missouri Bill Regarding Duty to Fill Emergency Contraception Prescriptions (HB 518) HB 518 Missouri February 7, 2013 Failed to Pass
Oklahoma Joint Resolution Regarding Freedom of Conscience in Health Insurance Coverage (HJR 1020) HJR 1020 Oklahoma February 4, 2013 Failed to Pass
Alabama Healthcare Rights of Conscience Act 2014 (HB 31) HB 31 Alabama January 14, 2014 Failed to Pass
Alabama Healthcare Rights of Conscience Act 2013 (HB 354) HB 354 Alabama February 28, 2013 Failed to Pass
Alabama Healthcare Rights of Conscience Act 2013 (SB 251) SB 251 Alabama February 26, 2013 Failed to Pass
Alabama Religious Liberty Act of 2013 (HB 108) HB 108 Alabama February 1, 2013 Failed to Pass
North Carolina Family, Faith, and Freedom Protection Act (HB 695) HB 695 North Carolina April 9, 2013 Failed to Pass
North Carolina Health Care Conscience Protection (HB 730) HB 730 North Carolina April 10, 2013 Failed to Pass
North Carolina Act to Modify Religious Employer Exception for Contraceptive Coverage (SB 498) SB 498 North Carolina March 27, 2013 Failed to Pass
Virginia Bill Regarding Right of Conscience Related to Contraceptive Coverage 2014 (HB 18) HB 18 Virginia November 21, 2013 Failed to Pass
Virginia Bill Regarding Right of Conscience Related to Contraceptive Coverage 2014 (HB 19) HB 19 Virginia November 21, 2013 Failed to Pass
Virginia Bill Regarding Right of Conscience Related to Contraceptive Coverage 2014 (HB 20) HB 20 Virginia November 21, 2013 Failed to Pass
Virginia Bill Regarding Right of Conscience Related to Contraceptive Coverage 2013 (HB 1314) HB 1314 Virginia October 3, 2012 Failed to Pass
Virginia Bill Regarding Right of Conscience Related to Contraceptive Coverage 2013 (HB 1315) HB 1315 Virginia October 3, 2012 Failed to Pass
Indiana Law Regarding Refusal of Certain Health-Care Coverage (HB 1498) HB 1498 Indiana January 22, 2013 Failed to Pass
Indiana Health-Care Professionals Conscience Clause (HB 1461) HB 1461 Indiana January 23, 2013 Failed to Pass
Iowa Bill Regarding Employer Religious Conscience Protection (SF 2153) SF 2153 Iowa February 11, 2014 Failed to Pass
Nebraska Health Care Freedom of Conscience Act (LB 564) LB 564 Nebraska January 23, 2013 Failed to Pass
Abortion Non-Discrimination Act of 2013 (S 137) S 137 Federal January 24, 2013 Failed to Pass
Healthcare Conscience Rights Act 2013 (HR 940) HR 940 Federal March 12, 2013 Failed to Pass
Healthcare Conscience Rights Act 2013 (S 1204) S 1204 Federal June 20, 2013 Failed to Pass
Abortion Non-Discrimination Act of 2015 (S 50) S 50 Federal January 7, 2015 Proposed
Missouri Prevention First Act of 2015 (HB 353) HB 353 Missouri January 5, 2015 Failed to Pass
Missouri Conscience Protection Bill of 2015 (HB 432) HB 432 Missouri January 8, 2015 Failed to Pass
Arizona Bill Amending Provision Regarding Birth Control Benefit (SB 1431) SB 1431 Arizona February 3, 2015 Failed to Pass
New Hampshire Health Care Freedom of Conscience Act (HB 670) HB 670 New Hampshire January 29, 2015 Proposed
Pennsylvania Conscientious Objection Act (SB 292) SB 292 Pennsylvania January 20, 2015 Proposed
Iowa Bill Regarding Employer Religious Conscience Protection (SF 118) SF 118 Iowa January 29, 2015 Failed to Pass
Missouri Bill Regarding Duty to Fill Contraceptive Prescriptions (HB 350) HB 350 Missouri January 8, 2015 Failed to Pass
Missouri Bill Regarding Duty to Fill Contraceptive Prescriptions (HB 1528) HB 1528 Missouri January 21, 2014 Failed to Pass
Minnesota Contraceptive Health Equity and Employee Rights Act (SF 1278) SF 1278 Minnesota March 2, 2015 Failed to Pass
Minnesota Contraceptive Health Equity and Employee Rights Act (HF 1165) HF 1165 Minnesota February 23, 2015 Failed to Pass
Massachusetts Bill Requiring Contraceptive Coverage (H 948) H 948 Massachusetts January 20, 2015 Proposed
Connecticut Act Improving Access to Contraceptives (HB 6159) HB 6159 Connecticut January 22, 2015 Failed to Pass
Washington Reproductive Parity Act (SB 6359) SB 6359 Washington January 22, 2014 Failed to Pass
Washington Reproductive Parity Act (HB 2148) HB 2148 Washington January 6, 2014 Failed to Pass
Washington Reproductive Parity Act (SB 5576) SB 5576 Washington February 4, 2013 Failed to Pass
Washington Reproductive Parity Act (SB 5798) SB 5798 Washington February 15, 2013 Failed to Pass
Washington Reproductive Parity Act (HB 1044) HB 1044 Washington January 10, 2013 Failed to Pass
Washington Reproductive Parity Act (SB 5009) SB 5009 Washington January 14, 2013 Failed to Pass
New York Bill Regarding Pharmacy Duties (A 6753) A 6753 New York April 1, 2015 Proposed
New York Bill Regarding Pharmacy Duties (S 556) S 556 New York January 7, 2015 Proposed
Alabama Health Care Rights of Conscience Act of 2015 (HB 491) HB 491 Alabama April 14, 2015 Failed to Pass
Missouri Parental Liberty Bill (HB 1755) HB 1755 Missouri January 6, 2016 Failed to Pass
Alabama Health Care Rights of Conscience Act of 2016 (HB 159) HB 159 Alabama February 9, 2016 Failed to Pass
Mississippi Protecting Freedom of Conscience from Government Discrimination Act (HB 1523) HB 1523 Mississippi February 8, 2016 Blocked/Enjoined
Alaska Bill Regarding the Free Exercise of Religion (HB 325) HB 325 Alaska February 22, 2016 Failed to Pass