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Missouri Bill Prohibiting Use of Public Funds for Abortion (HB 2247)

This law was last updated on Jun 28, 2016


This law is Anti–Choice

State

Missouri

Number

HB 2247

Status

Failed to Pass

Proposed

Jan 14, 2016

Topics

Funding Restrictions for Family Planning, Human Embryo and Fetal Research

Full Bill Text

house.mo.gov

HB 2247 would prohibit the use of any public funds or governmental economic incentives for projects involving abortion services, human cloning, or prohibited human research even though state and federal law already prohibits it.

A research project that receives public funds or governmental economic incentives must keep financial records that show strict compliance with this provision.

Any taxpayer or political subdivision of Missouri will have standing to bring suit against the state and any recipient of public funds who is involved in abortion services, human cloning, or prohibited human research.

STATUS

Similar to HB 151 and SB 306, both of which failed to pass in 2015.

Similar to HB 2072, which failed to pass in 2014.

 


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