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Louisiana Bill Prohibiting Public Funding of Abortion (SB 264)

This law was last updated on Jun 28, 2016


This law is Anti–Choice

State

Louisiana

Number

SB 606

Status

Failed to Pass

Proposed

Mar 4, 2016

Topics

Funding Restrictions for Family Planning

Full Bill Text

www.legis.la.gov

SB 264 would prohibit entities that perform abortions from receiving public funding, unless the abortion was necessary to save the life of the pregnant patient, or the pregnancy was a result of incest or rape.

The bill would prohibit any institution, board, commission, department, agency, official, or employee of the state, from contracting with, awarding any grant to, or otherwise bestowing any funding upon an entity or organization that performs abortions, or contracts with an entity or organization that performs abortions.

The prohibition would apply to state funds, federal funds, and any other funds, that may be used for purposes of contracting for services or grant issuance.

STATUS

Similar to HB 606.


People

Primary Sponsor