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2009-H1981 on Apr 21, 2009

Bill Sponsorship: Taxpayer Conscience Protection Act
Source: H.R.1981
    A bill to require States to report information on Medicaid payments to abortion providers.
      Directs each state that makes a Medicaid payment from federal funds during the fiscal year for any items or services furnished by an abortion provider to:
    1. report to the Secretary of Health and Human Services on all such payments; and
    2. publish the report on a public Internet website of the state.

    1. The report under subsection shall, with respect to each payment, include the following:
    2. A specification of the amount of the payment.
    3. A specification of the purposes for which the payment was made.
    4. A comparison of the amount of the payment with the amount of any such payment to the provider involved in any prior fiscal year.
    5. A specification of the number of abortions performed during the fiscal year by the provider involved.

    • The term 'abortion provider' means an entity that
    • performs (or refers an individual for) an abortion; or
    • controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with, an entity described above.

    Participating counts on VoteMatch question 1. Question 1: Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right Scores: -2=Strongly oppose; -1=Oppose; 0=neutral; 1=Support; 2=Strongly support.
  • Topic: Abortion
  • Headline: Report on Medicaid payments to abortion providers (Score: -2)
  • Headline 2: Sponsored bill to report Medicaid payments for abortions (Score: -2)

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Democrats participating in 2009-H1981

Republicans participating in 2009-H1981

Michele Bachmann s1sMinnesota Republican (retiring 2014) 
Roscoe Bartlett s1sMaryland Republican 
Rob Bishop s1sUtah Republican 
Marsha Blackburn s1sTennessee Republican 
Kevin Brady s1sTexas Republican 
Paul Broun s1sGA Republican Challenger 
Dan Burton s1sIndiana Republican (Retiring 2012) 
Eric Cantor s1sVirginia Republican 
John Carter s1sTexas Republican 
Jason Chaffetz s1sUT Former Republican Challenger (2011) 
Mike Conaway s1sTexas Republican 
John Fleming s1sLA Republican Senate candidate 
Trent Franks s1sArizona Republican 
Phil Gingrey s1sGA Republican Challenger 
Louie Gohmert s1sTexas Republican 
Duncan Hunter Jr. s1sCalifornia Republican 
Sam Johnson s1sTexas Republican 
Jim Jordan s1sOhio Republican 
Doug Lamborn s1sColorado Republican 
Bob Latta s1sOhio Republican 
Kenny Marchant s1sTexas Republican 
Buck McKeon s1sCalifornia Republican (retiring 2014) 
Pete Olson s2pTexas Republican 
Ron Paul s1sPOTUS Republican (Libertarian 1988) 
Joseph Pitts s1sPennsylvania Republican 
John Shimkus s1sIllinois Republican 
Lamar Smith s1sTexas Republican 

Independents participating in 2009-H1981

Total recorded by OnTheIssues:

Democrats: 0
Republicans: 27
Independents: 0

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