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Washington Reproductive Parity Act (SB 6359)

This law was last updated on Oct 12, 2016


This law is Pro–Choice

State

Washington

Number

SB 6359

Status

Failed to Pass

Proposed

Jan 22, 2014

Topics

Conscience and Refusal Clauses, Insurance Coverage, Religious Freedom

Full Bill Text

lawfilesext.leg.wa.gov

SB 6359 would have required health plans that provided maternity coverage to also provide equivalent coverage for lawful abortions. The bill would have allowed for a religious conscience exemption for an employer or insurance carrier that opposed abortion.

STATUS

Companion bill to HB 2148.

Similar to SB 5576, SB 5009, SB 5798, and HB 1044 all of which failed to pass in 2013.


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