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2011 Senate Bill 612: Ban abortion coverage from "Obamacare“ exchange
  1. Introduced by Sen. Mark Jansen (R) on September 7, 2011, to prohibit health insurance acquired (and subsidized) through an “exchange” created under the federal health care law from including coverage for elective abortion.
    • Referred to the Senate Health Policy Committee on September 7, 2011.
      • Reported in the Senate on December 8, 2011, with the recommendation that the substitute (S-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Substitute offered in the Senate on December 5, 2012. The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on December 5, 2012.
  2. Passed 27 to 11 in the Senate on December 6, 2012.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the House on December 6, 2012.
    • Referred to the House Insurance Committee on December 6, 2012.


Re: 2011 Senate Bill 612 (Ban abortion coverage in state "Obamacare“ exchange )  by Judy on December 7, 2012 
Senator Young asked and was granted unanimous consent to make a statement and moved that the statement be printed in the Journal.
The motion prevailed.
Senator Young’s statement is as follows:
Get the government from underneath women’s clothes. This bill is disgusting. It has no business in the political discourse. If it were a person, it would be an abomination. It would be something like between the cross of a True Blood vampire and something off the island of Dr. Moreau. Destroy this thing for everything that is holy and pure. We’ve already had this conversation—the Supreme Court, the Roe v. Wade. Obama won; Romney lost. Get over it. This issue is dead. Let it die a quick death.

Re: 2011 Senate Bill 612 (Ban abortion coverage in state "Obamacare“ exchange )  by TaterSalad on April 8, 2012 
The court challenge is and will not come to fruit on this bill. Obamacare is going down the drain and everyone already knows it. Liberals will be seen in the streets whacking off, throwing fits and acting like they usually do...............take for instance the Occupy Movement is a great indicator!

Re: 2011 Senate Bill 612 (Ban abortion coverage in state "Obamacare“ exchange )  by gypsy on December 9, 2011 

This bill will never stand up to court challenges and will cost the taxpayers millions of dollars to fight. Abortion is a legal medical procedure, and has been for over 30 years.

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