IL SB2241 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 10-0)
Status: Introduced on October 18 2017 - 25% progression
Action: 2018-04-13 - Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
Pending: Senate Assignments Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

Summary

Creates the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act. Provides that neither the State nor any of its subdivisions may authorize the use of, appropriate, or expend funds to pay for an abortion or to cover any part of the costs of a health plan that includes coverage of abortion or to provide or refer for an abortion, unless a woman who suffers from a physical disorder, physical injury, or physical illness that would, as certified by a physician, place the woman in danger of death if an abortion is not performed. Amends the State Employees Group Insurance Act of 1971 and the Illinois Public Aid Code. Excludes from the programs of health benefits and services authorized under those Acts coverage for elective abortions as provided in the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act. Prohibits a physician who has been found guilty of performing an abortion procedure in a willful and wanton manner upon a woman who was not pregnant when the abortion procedure was performed from participating in the State's Medical Assistance Program. Provides that the Department of Healthcare and Family Services shall require a written statement, including the required opinion of a physician, to accompany a claim for reimbursement for abortions or induced miscarriages or premature births. Makes other changes. Amends the Problem Pregnancy Health Services and Care Act. Permits the Department of Human Services to make grants to nonprofit agencies and organizations that do not use those grants to refer or counsel for, or perform, abortions. Contains provisions regarding applicability and preempts home rule. Effective on the earlier of the effective date of Public Act 100-538 or June 1, 2018.

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Title

NO TAXPAYER FUNDING ABORTION

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History

DateChamberAction
2018-04-13SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
2018-01-30SenateTo Subcommittee on Special Issues (EX)
2018-01-24SenateAssigned to Executive
2017-10-18SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Chuck Weaver
2017-10-18SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jil Tracy
2017-10-18SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Tim Bivins
2017-10-18SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Paul Schimpf
2017-10-18SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Chapin Rose
2017-10-18SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Dale A. Righter
2017-10-18SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kyle McCarter
2017-10-18SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Tom Rooney
2017-10-18SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Wm. Sam McCann
2017-10-18SenateReferred to Assignments
2017-10-18SenateFirst Reading
2017-10-18SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Dan McConchie

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