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Illinois Public Trust in Funding Responsibility Act (SB 78)

This law was last updated on Feb 16, 2017

This law is Anti–Choice




SB 78




Jan 12, 2017


Primary Sponsors: 1
Total Sponsors: 1


Funding Restrictions for Family Planning

Full Bill Text

SB 78 would prohibit a state agency from contracting with or making a grant to any entity that performs abortions or maintains or operates a facility where abortions are performed that involves the expenditure of state funds.

The bill defines “state funds” as funds obtained through state taxation, fees or assessments. This would not include funds obtained from the federal government, federal funds administered or granted through a state agency, or state funds the expenditure of which is required by federal law.

Funding to hospitals and ambulatory surgical centers would be exempt from prohibition.

If passed, the law would take effect immediately.

Related Legislation

Similar to SB 2165, which failed to pass in 2015.


Primary Sponsor