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Abortion is Not Health Care Act of 2019 (H.R. 2742)

This law was last updated on Sep 18, 2019


This law is Anti–Choice

State

Federal

Number

H.R. 2742

Status

Proposed

Proposed

May 15, 2019

Topics

Funding Restrictions for Family Planning

Full Bill Text

www.congress.gov

H.R. 2742 would prohibit expenses for an abortion from being taken into account for the purpose of tax deductions for medical expenses.

If passed, anyone who has an abortion would be prohibited from claiming the procedure as a medical expense on their federal taxes. The bill provides no exceptions for abortions that are the result of rape or incest, or for abortions that are necessary to save the life of a pregnant person.


Latest Action

5/15/19 – Introduced; referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.


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