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Louisiana Bill Prohibiting Public Funding of Abortion (SB 264)

This law was last updated on Jun 28, 2016

This law is Anti–Choice




SB 606


Failed to Pass


Mar 4, 2016


Primary Sponsors: 1
Total Sponsors: 1


Funding Restrictions for Family Planning

Full Bill Text

SB 264 would prohibit entities that perform abortions from receiving public funding, unless the abortion was necessary to save the life of the pregnant patient, or the pregnancy was a result of incest or rape.

The bill would prohibit any institution, board, commission, department, agency, official, or employee of the state, from contracting with, awarding any grant to, or otherwise bestowing any funding upon an entity or organization that performs abortions, or contracts with an entity or organization that performs abortions.

The prohibition would apply to state funds, federal funds, and any other funds, that may be used for purposes of contracting for services or grant issuance.


Similar to HB 606.


Primary Sponsor