H. B. 2922
(By Delegates Lane, Walters, Armstead, Sumner and Porter)
[Introduced March 7, 2005; 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 §16-2J-1, relating to
prohibiting subsidies to entities that perform abortions.
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 §16-2J-1, to read as
ARTICLE 2J. SUBSIDIES PROHIBITED TO ENTITLES WHICH PERFORM
§16-2J-1. Subsidies prohibited to entities which perform abortions
Any entity, organization, business or individual that performs
abortions or that assists or contributes to the performing of any
abortion shall receive no subsidy or financial assistance or any
kind of assistance from the State of West Virginia or from any of
its counties or from any of its municipalities, except those payments that are necessary to meet the minimum requirements of the
Nothing in this section shall be construed or interpreted to
condone, permit, allow or endorse any abortion.
NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to prohibit subsidies to
entities that perform abortions.
This article is new; therefore, strike-throughs and
underscoring have been omitted.