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Short Title

Prevents the use of public funds for elective abortions 
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Long Title To enact section 3701.034 of the Revised Code and to amend Section 289.20 of Am. Sub. H.B. 64 of the 131st General Assembly to require the Department of Health to ensure that state funds and certain federal funds are not used either to perform or promote nontherapeutic abortions, or to contract or affiliate with any entity that performs or promotes nontherapeutic abortions; to provide for health departments and WIC clinics to determine presumptive eligibility for pregnant women and children; and to allocate existing funding within the Ohio Department of Health's budget to the Ohio Association of Community Health Centers for safe sleep, birth spacing, and smoking cessation initiatives.


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Effective Date

May 23, 2016
Effective: May 23, 2016; Sections 3 and 4 effective February 21, 2016


Senate Government Oversight and Reform Committee
House Community and Family Advancement Committee

Primary Sponsors

Bill Patmon
Margaret Conditt


Ron Amstutz
Niraj J. Antani
John Becker
Louis W. Blessing III
Terry Boose
Andrew Brenner
Tom Brinkman
Jim Buchy
Tony Burkley
Jim Butler
Timothy Derickson
Mike Dovilla
Timothy Ginter
Doug Green
Cheryl L. Grossman
Bob D. Hackett
Christina Hagan
David Hall
Stephen D. Hambley
Bill Hayes
Brian Hill
Ron Hood
Stephen A. Huffman
Terry Johnson
J. Kyle Koehler
Sarah LaTourette
Ron Maag
Jeff McClain
Robert McColley
Dorothy Pelanda
Rick Perales
Wes Retherford
Kristina Roegner
Mark J. Romanchuk
Cliff Rosenberger
Tim Schaffer
Ryan Smith
Robert Sprague
Louis Terhar
Andy Thompson
Ron Young
Paul Zeltwanger
Kevin Bacon
Troy Balderson
Bill Beagle
Dave Burke
Bill Coley
John Eklund
Keith Faber
Cliff Hite
Jay Hottinger
Shannon Jones
Kris Jordan
Frank LaRose
Peggy Lehner
Larry Obhof
Scott Oelslager
Bill Seitz
Joe Uecker
Chris Widener
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