Text: H.R.2943 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)

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[Congressional Bills 113th Congress]
[From the U.S. Government Printing Office]
[H.R. 2943 Introduced in House (IH)]

113th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                H. R. 2943

   To amend the General Education Provisions Act to prohibit Federal 
  education funding for elementary or secondary schools that provide 
             access to emergency postcoital contraception.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                             August 1, 2013

      Mr. Lamborn (for himself, Mr. Huelskamp, Mr. Aderholt, Mr. 
Westmoreland, Mr. Cole, Mr. Franks of Arizona, Mr. Jones, Mr. Fleming, 
    Mr. Miller of Florida, Mrs. Bachmann, and Mr. Roe of Tennessee) 
 introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on 
                      Education and the Workforce

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                                 A BILL


 
   To amend the General Education Provisions Act to prohibit Federal 
  education funding for elementary or secondary schools that provide 
             access to emergency postcoital contraception.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Schoolchildren's Health Protection 
Act''.

SEC. 2. SCHOOLCHILDREN'S HEALTH PROTECTION.

    The General Education Provisions Act (20 U.S.C. 1221 et seq.) is 
amended by adding at the end the following new part:

              ``PART E--SCHOOLCHILDREN'S HEALTH PROTECTION

``SEC. 461. LIMITATIONS ON FUNDING.

    ``Notwithstanding any other provision of Federal law, no funds may 
be made available from any applicable program to a State educational 
agency or local educational agency that--
            ``(1) distributes or provides, or permits the distribution 
        or provision of, postcoital emergency contraception (such as 
        the so-called `morning-after pill'), or a prescription for such 
        contraception, on the premises, or in the facilities, of an 
        elementary school or secondary school; or
            ``(2) enters into a contract or other agreement relating to 
        the provision of health services to students under the 
        jurisdiction of the agency with a school-based health center 
        unless such center agrees that it will not provide postcoital 
        emergency contraception, or a prescription for such 
        contraception, to any such student pursuant to the contract or 
        agreement.

``SEC. 462. DEFINITIONS.

    ``In this part:
            ``(1) The term `postcoital emergency contraception' means--
                    ``(A) any of the regimens described in the notice 
                entitled `Prescription Drug Products; Certain Combined 
                Oral Contraceptives for Use as Postcoital Emergency 
                Contraception', published in the Federal Register on 
                February 25, 1997 (62 Fed. Reg. 8610), or any 
                subsequent corresponding notice; or
                    ``(B) any other drug or device to be used after 
                fertilization may have occurred and for the same 
                purposes as the regimes in subparagraph (A).
            ``(2) The term `school-based health center' has the meaning 
        given such term in section 2110(c)(9) of the Social Security 
        Act (42 U.S.C. 1397jj(c)(9)).''.
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