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Missouri Bill Prohibiting Regulation of Crisis Pregnancy Centers 2014 (HB 1103)

This law was last updated on Apr 23, 2014




HB 1103


Failed to Pass


Dec 3, 2013


Primary Sponsors: 1
Total Sponsors: 1


Crisis Pregnancy Centers

Full Bill Text

HB 1103 would have prevented counties or municipalities from adopting any ordinances or other policies that regulated crisis pregnancy centers (CPCs).

The bill specified that the constitutions and laws of the United States and Missouri must be interpreted, construed, applied, and enforced to fully protect the rights of an alternatives-to-abortion agency and its officers, agents, employees, and volunteers to freely assemble and to freely engage in religious practices and speech without governmental interference.

CPCs have come under increased scrutiny over the last several years, as investigations have revealed that centers across the country have provided inaccurate information and neglected to follow proper medical protocols. (Source.)


After public hearing on January 15, 2014, this bill was voted “do pass” by the House Health Care Committee and the House Rules Committee. The bill ultimately failed.

Companion bill to SB 658. Identical to SB 50 (2013).


Primary Sponsor