Introduced in House Passed House Introduced in Senate Passed Senate To President Became Law
01/16/2020          

Eliminating the HHS Discrimination Division Act of 2020

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01/18/2020 Introduced in House Open
01/16/2020 Introduced in House Open

            


116th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 5626


To abolish the Conscience and Religious Freedom Division in the Office of Civil Rights of the Department of Health and Human Services, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 16, 2020

Mrs. Hayes introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce


A BILL

To abolish the Conscience and Religious Freedom Division in the Office of Civil Rights of the Department of Health and Human Services, and for other purposes.

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 “Eliminating the HHS Discrimination Division Act of 2020”.

SEC. 2. Abolishment of Conscience and Religious Freedom Division.

(a) In general.—Effective on the date that is 30 days after the date of enactment of this Act, the Conscience and Religious Freedom Division in the Office of Civil Rights of the Department of Health and Human Services is abolished.

(b) No substantially similar division.—No Federal funds may be used to establish or operate any substantially similar division, agency, or office with respect to the programs and activities of the Department of Health and Human Services.

(c) Transition.—Before the effective date specified in subsection (a), the Secretary of Health and Human Services shall take such actions as may be necessary to transfer the assets, personnel, and liabilities of the Conscience and Religious Freedom Division to other agencies and offices of the Department of Health and Human Services.


Picture Name From Date Type
Jahana Hayes D-CT 01/16/2020 Sponsor
Jackie Speier D-CA 01/27/2020 Cosponsor
Mary Scanlon D-PA 01/29/2020 Cosponsor
Ayanna Pressley D-MA 01/27/2020 Cosponsor
Eleanor Norton D-DC 01/27/2020 Cosponsor
Raul Grijalva D-AZ 01/27/2020 Cosponsor
Andre Carson D-IN 01/27/2020 Cosponsor
Date Branch Action
01/16/2020 President Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.Action By: House of Representatives
01/16/2020 President Introduced in HouseAction By: House of Representatives
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