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Florida Contraception Refusal Clause (Fla. Stat. Ann. § 409.973)

This law was last updated on Nov 28, 2016


This law is Anti–Choice

State

Florida

Number

Fla. Stat. Ann. § 409.973

Status

Current

Topics

Conscience and Refusal Clauses, Religious Freedom

Full Bill Text

www.leg.state.fl.us

Florida Statutes section 409.973 permits managed-care plans to refuse to provide family-planning services and supplies due to an objection on moral or religious grounds.

The law, enacted in 2011 and amended in 2012, requires managed-care plans that refuse to provide services to notify the state and potential enrollees.

STATUS

Similar to Florida Statutes section 381.0051, which allows individuals and physicians to refuse to provide contraceptive procedures, supplies, or information.