2011 Senate Bill 612

Ban abortion coverage from "Obamacare“ exchange

Introduced in the Senate

Sept. 7, 2011

Introduced by Sen. Mark Jansen (R-28)

To prohibit health insurance acquired (and subsidized) through an “exchange” created under the federal health care law from including coverage for elective abortion.

Referred to the Committee on Health Policy

Dec. 8, 2011

Reported without amendment

With the recommendation that the substitute (S-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.

Dec. 5, 2012

Substitute offered

The substitute passed by voice vote

Dec. 6, 2012

Passed in the Senate 27 to 11 (details)

Received in the House

Dec. 6, 2012

Referred to the Committee on Insurance