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West Virginia Bill Prohibiting State Funding of Abortion (HB 3052)

This law was last updated on May 5, 2017

This law is Anti–Choice


West Virginia


HB 3052


Failed to Pass


Mar 14, 2017


Co-sponsors: 9
Primary Sponsors: 1
Total Sponsors: 10


Funding Restrictions for Family Planning, Insurance Coverage

Full Bill Text

HB 3052 would prohibit state funding of abortion. Under this bill, any money received, controlled or transferred from the state would be prohibited from being used for any abortion or for health benefits coverage that includes coverage of abortions.

The bill would not apply to abortions performed due to rape or incest (which would need to be reported to law enforcement) or to save the life of the pregnant patient.

Related Legislation

Similar to HB 2082, which does not offer exceptions.

Similar to HB 2256, which failed to pass in 2015.