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Missouri Lifeline 2/6/15
Legislative Update
This week the House Children and Families Committee heard two pro-life bills:

HB 190 - Sponsor:  Kathy Swan - Changes the laws regarding the protection of women's health care - NOTE: Executive Session will be held next week on February 10, 2015 (2:00 p.m. - HR 5) - In House Children and Families Committee
Bill: http://www.house.mo.gov/billtracking/bills151/billpdf/intro/HB0190I.PDF
Summary: http://www.house.mo.gov/billtracking/bills151/sumpdf/HB0190I.pdf
Testimony in Support of HB 190: http://missourilife.org/legislation/2015/hb190.html

HB 427 - Sponsor:  Kathy Swan - Changes the laws regarding the protection of women's health care and Designates the priority for the state with respect to any funding for family planning services - February 3, 2015 - Public Hearing Continued in House Children and Families Committee
Bill: http://www.house.mo.gov/billtracking/bills151/billpdf/intro/HB0427I.PDF
Summary:  http://www.house.mo.gov/billtracking/bills151/sumpdf/HB0427I.pdf
Testimony in Support of HB 427: http://missourilife.org/legislation/2015/hb427.html 

This week the House Children and Families Committee voted do pass HB 124:
HB 124 - Sponsor:  Linda Black - Requires the Department of Health and Senior Services to create a video that contains all of the information that must be provided to a woman considering an abortion - February 3, 2015 - Reported Do Pass in House Children and Families Committee and Referred to the House Select Committee on Social Services
Bill: http://www.house.mo.gov/billtracking/bills151/billpdf/intro/HB0124I.PDF
Summary: http://www.house.mo.gov/billtracking/bills151/sumpdf/HB0124I.pdf
Testimony in Support of HB 124: http://missourilife.org/legislation/2015/hb124.html

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Click here for the full update with information on other bills we're keeping an eye on.
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Pro-Life Around the State    
March 10, 2015, Statewide -- MRL Legislative Action Day. Mark your calendars to come to Jefferson City and lobby for life!
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