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House Bill 1498


House Bill 1498

ARCHIVE (2013)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Refusal of certain health care coverage. Prohibits a person from being: (1) compelled to obtain; or (2) discriminated against or penalized for refusing; coverage for abortion, contraception, or sterilization in a health plan if the person objects to the coverage on moral or religious grounds. Prohibits a person from being: (1) compelled to provide or offer; or (2) discriminated against or penalized for declining or refusing to provide or offer; coverage for abortion, contraception, or sterilization in a health plan if the person objects to the coverage on moral or religious grounds. Allows the attorney general to file a civil action for relief if the attorney general has reasonable cause to believe a person is acting in violation of these provisions.
Current Status:
 In Committee - first House
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