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Congressional Record on Choice


Pro-choice legislation

Federal Employees’ Health Insurance (7/6/16)

H.R. 5485

Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, H.R.5485. Grayson (D-FL) amendment to strike the current-law provision that prohibits federal employees and their dependents from choosing a health-insurance plan with abortion coverage through the Federal Employee Health Benefits (FEHB) program. Failed 177-245. A pro-choice vote (✓) was in support of the amendment (7/6/16).

Votes for bill:
  • Pro-choice position
177
Votes against bill:
  • Anti-choice position
245
Absences or N/A:
  • Absences or N/A
11
Voting Record

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