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Title X Abortion Provider Prohibition Act


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Title X Abortion Provider Prohibition Act
Date: January 10, 2019 Official Title: To amend title X of the Public Health Service Act to prohibit family planning grants from being awarded to any entity that performs abortions, and for other purposes.Short title This Act may be cited as the "Title X Abortion Provider Prohibition Act".Prohibition on abortion Title X of the Public Health Service Act ( et seq.) is amended by adding at the end the following:
Prohibition The Secretary shall not provide any assistance under this title to an entity unless the entity certifies that, during the period of such assistance, the entity will not perform, and will not provide any funds to any other entity that performs, an abortion. Exception Subsection (a) does not apply with respect to an abortion where
  • (1) the pregnancy is the result of rape or incest; or
  • (2) a physician certifies that the woman suffers from a physical disorder, physical injury, or physical illness that would place the woman in danger of death unless an abortion is performed, including a life-threatening physical condition caused by or arising from the pregnancy itself.
Hospitals Subsection (a) does not apply with respect to a hospital, so long as such hospital does not, during the period of assistance described in subsection (a), provide funds to any non-hospital entity that performs an abortion (other than an abortion described in subsection (b)). Annual report Not later than 60 days after the date of the enactment of the , and annually thereafter, for the fiscal year involved, the Secretary shall submit a report to Congress containing
  • (1) a list of each entity receiving a grant under this title;