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Iowa Bill Regarding State Family Planning Services (SF 2)

This law was last updated on Sep 6, 2018


This law is Anti–Choice

State

Iowa

Number

SF 2

Status

Failed to Pass

Proposed

Jan 9, 2017

Topics

Funding Restrictions for Family Planning, Insurance Coverage

Full Bill Text

www.legis.iowa.gov

SF 2 would direct the department of human services to discontinue the Medicaid family planning network waiver effective July 1, 2017, and to instead establish a state family planning services program.

The bill would require the funds to be distributed in a manner that continues access to family planning services, but are not to be distributed to any entity that performs abortions or that maintains or operates a facility where abortions are performed.

The bill further specifies that the funds distributed may not be used for direct or indirect costs, including but not limited to administrative costs or expenses, overhead, employee salaries, rent, and telephone and other utility costs, related to providing abortions.


Related Legislation

Based on model legislation drafted by SBA List and Alliance Defense Fund.

Similar to HF 236 and HF 237.


STATUS

Passed the Senate by a 30-20 vote on February 2, 2017.


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