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Introduced Version House Bill 2375 History

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HB2375 intr
H. B. 2375


          (By Delegates Ireland and Romine)
          [Introduced February 13, 2013; referred to the
Committee on Health and Human Resources then the Judiciary.]



A BILL to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new article, designated §16-2M-1, relating to providing that neither the state nor any county may reimburse any person or entity for transporting any person to schedule, arrange or procure an abortion.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
     That the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, be amended by adding thereto a new article, designated §16-2M-1, to read as follows:
ARTICLE 2M. NO STATE-FUNDED TRANSPORTATION FOR ABORTION ACT.
§16-2M-1. Prohibition against reimbursement by state or county.
_____Neither the state nor its counties may pay or reimburse any person, business, organization or other entity for transporting any person to schedule, arrange or procure an abortion.
_____Nothing in this section may be construed or interpreted to condone, permit, allow or endorse any abortion.



     NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to provide that neither the state nor any county may reimburse any person or entity for transporting any person to schedule, arrange or procure an abortion.

     This article is new; therefore, it has been completely underscored.
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