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HF 901

as introduced - 88th Legislature (2013 - 2014) Posted on 02/25/2013 02:21pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.
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A bill for an act
relating to health; limiting use of funds for state-sponsored health programs
for funding abortions.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1. new text beginPROHIBITION ON USE OF FUNDS.
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Use of funds. new text end

new text begin Funding for state-sponsored health programs shall not
be used for funding abortions, except to the extent necessary for continued participation
in a federal program. For purposes of this section, abortion has the meaning given in
Minnesota Statutes, section 144.343, subdivision 3.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Severability. new text end

new text begin If any one or more provision, section, subdivision, sentence,
clause, phrase, or word of this section or the application of it to any person or circumstance
is found to be unconstitutional, it is declared to be severable and the balance of this section
shall remain effective notwithstanding such unconstitutionality. The legislature intends
that it would have passed this section, and each provision, section, subdivision, sentence,
clause, phrase, or word irrespective of the fact that any one provision, section, subdivision,
sentence, clause, phrase, or word is declared unconstitutional.
new text end