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Pro-choice legislation

Speier Family Planning Education in the Military Amendment (7/11/19)

National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020, H.R.2500

National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020, H.R.2500. Speier (D-CA) amendment to standardize family planning education programs across military service branches and provide access to copay-free birth control and emergency contraception. Passed 231-199.* A pro-choice vote (+) was in support of the amendment. (7/11/19). *Final tally may include representatives of Washington D.C. and U.S. territories, whose votes are not dispositive of the final outcome, per House rules.

Votes for bill:
  • Pro-choice position
227
Votes against bill:
  • Anti-choice position
202
Absences or N/A:
  • Absences or N/A
5
Voting Record

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