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Washington Reproductive Parity Act (HB 1044)

This law was last updated on Oct 12, 2016


State

Washington

Number

HB 1044

Status

Failed to Pass

Proposed

Jan 10, 2013

Topics

Conscience and Refusal Clauses, Insurance Coverage, Religious Freedom

Full Bill Text

lawfilesext.leg.wa.gov

HB 1044 would have required health plans that provided maternity coverage to also provide coverage for lawful abortions.  An amendment was added to the bill that would have allowed for a religious conscience exemption for an employer or insurance carrier that opposed abortion.

STATUS

Passed the House but died in committee.

Companion bill to SB 5009, SB 5798, and SB 5576.


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