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2011 Senate Bill 612: Ban abortion coverage from "Obamacare“ exchange
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.   Official Text and Analysis.
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
Passed 27 to 11 in the Senate on December 6, 2012 (same description)
To prohibit health insurance acquired (and subsidized) through an “exchange” created under the federal health care law from including coverage for elective abortion.
Received in the House on December 6, 2012
Referred to the House Insurance Committee on December 6, 2012

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