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Introduced Version House Bill 2922 History

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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 follows:

ARTICLE 2J. SUBSIDIES PROHIBITED TO ENTITLES WHICH PERFORM ABORTIONS.

§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 law.
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.
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