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Taxpayer Conscience Protection Act of 2018 (H.R. 4849)

This law was last updated on Sep 16, 2019


This law is Anti–Choice

State

Federal

Number

H.R. 4849

Status

Failed to Pass

Proposed

Jan 19, 2018

Topics

Reporting Requirements

Full Bill Text

www.congress.gov

H.R. 4849 would require states to report information on Medicaid payments to abortion providers.

The bill would require each state that makes a Medicaid payment from federal funds to submit to the Secretary a report on all such payments, and publish the report on a public Internet website of the state.

The report should include the following information for each payment:

  • The amount of the payment;
  • The purposes for which the payment was made;
  • A comparison of the amount with the amount of any such payment to the provider involved in any prior fiscal year; and
  • The number of abortions performed during the fiscal year by the provider involved.

The Secretary would then be required to submit to Congress, and publish on a public Internet website of the Department of Health and Human Services, a report that contains all the submitted reports from the year, along with a summary.


Related Legislation

Identical to H.R. 489 (2015) and H.R. 2993 (2013), both of which failed to pass.


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