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S. 2043 - Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 2012

Health. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act to provide religious conscience protections for individuals and organizations. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been introduced. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 2012

S. 2043 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to amend title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act to provide religious conscience protections for individuals and organizations. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act to provide religious conscience protections for individuals and organizations.
Other Titles
  • Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 2012
Sponsor
Marco Rubio
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Health
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Department of Health and Human Services
  • Family planning and birth control
  • Health care costs and insurance
  • Health care coverage and access
  • Health promotion and preventive care
  • Religion
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Major Actions
Introduced1/30/2012
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced1/30/2012
1/30/2012Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

$354,158
$504,410
$8,960,737
$9,819,305
10% more
$2,011,442
$1,648,111
$7,165,710
$10,825,263
4 Organizations Supported and 4 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 2012

4 organizations supported this bill

Center For Moral Clarity
Center for Moral Clarity (2012, February 3). Action Alert! Sen. Rubio Striking Back Against Religious Liberty . Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Center for Moral Clarity.
Home School Legal Defense Association
Home School Legal Defense Association (n.d.). S. 2043—Religious Freedom Restoration Act. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Home School Legal Defense Association.
John Birch Society
Shibler, Ann (2012, February 22). Restore Religious Freedom in America . Retrieved July 16, 2012, from John Birch Society.
United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
ARCHDIOCESE OF NEW YORK & FAMILY LIFE /RESPECT LIFE OFFICE (2012, May 9). Federal Issues. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from ARCHDIOCESE OF NEW YORK FAMILY LIFE /RESPECT LIFE OFFICE.

4 organizations opposed this bill

California Family Health Council
California Family Health Council (n.d.). Take Action: Keep Exemptions for Birth Control Narrow - Oppose S. 2043 . Retrieved July 16, 2012, from California Family Health Council.
Center for Reproductive Rights
Center for Reproductive Rights (n.d.). Reject the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, S. 2043. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Center for Reproductive Rights.
NARAL Pro-Choice America
NARAL Pro-Choice America (n.d.). Tell Congress: No More Attacks on Birth-Control Coverage . Retrieved July 16, 2012, from NARAL Pro-Choice America.
National Women's Law Center
National Women's Law Center (2012, February 9). The Rubio Bill Would Allow Any Employer to Take Away Women’s Insurance Coverage of Contraception, Harming the Health of Women and Their Families. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from National Women's Law Center.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 112th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2007 – December 31, 2012.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$2,000
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$87,433$54,861
Kelly AyotteRNH$134,161$12,000
John BarrassoRWY$39,800$2,250
Max BaucusDMT$2,750$70,369
Mark BegichDAK$2,750$38,400
Michael BennetDCO$29,100$84,923
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$2,500$1,000
Richard BlumenthalDCT$14,400$36,700
Roy BluntRMO$216,886$31,150
John BoozmanRAR$89,945$12,150
Barbara BoxerDCA$27,080$1,253,948
Scott BrownRMA$780,199$63,150
Sherrod BrownDOH$34,300$551,163
Richard BurrRNC$66,500$9,450
Maria CantwellDWA$9,194$154,037
Ben CardinDMD$7,950$43,725
Tom CarperDDE$3,050$12,550
Bob CaseyDPA$4,450$55,237
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$546,198$23,800
Daniel CoatsRIN$101,050$12,500
Tom CoburnROK$134,943$4,000
William Thad CochranRMS$16,700$1,000
Susan CollinsRME$162,533$120,266
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0
Chris CoonsDDE$4,100$35,949
Bob CorkerRTN$78,530$63,090
John CornynRTX$430,647$50,950
Mike CrapoRID$200$4,250
Jim DeMintRSC$372,170$15,250
Dick DurbinDIL$15,000$56,000
Mike EnziRWY$8,250$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$19,500$254,596
Alan FrankenDMN$21,368$94,475
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$43,744$1,526,676
Lindsey GrahamRSC$42,250$20,860
Chuck GrassleyRIA$63,750$16,650
Kay HaganDNC$7,300$531,749
Tom HarkinDIA$16,093$51,380
Orrin HatchRUT$25,000$16,750
Dean HellerRNV$167,387$8,000
John HoevenRND$21,900$6,010
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$93,700$5,300
Jim InhofeROK$159,425$9,650
Dan InouyeDHI$400$18,900
Johnny IsaksonRGA$33,700$19,550
Mike JohannsRNE$69,396$7,150
Ron JohnsonRWI$217,303$13,500
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$9,250
John KerryDMA$13,610$77,474
Mark KirkRIL$369,575$78,600
Amy KlobucharDMN$7,144$296,101
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$-5,000$0
Mary LandrieuDLA$19,730$169,061
Frank LautenbergDNJ$2,950$34,950
Patrick LeahyDVT$2,475$15,500
Mike LeeRUT$59,146$0
Carl LevinDMI$7,900$44,942
Joe LiebermanICT$0$400
Dick LugarRIN$19,500$5,250
Joe ManchinDWV$9,800$3,900
John McCainRAZ$224,973$6,250
Claire McCaskillDMO$28,544$1,335,366
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$500,258$35,575
Bob MenéndezDNJ$7,250$59,399
Jeff MerkleyDOR$22,550$83,001
Barbara MikulskiDMD$5,000$101,129
Jerry MoranRKS$33,650$6,450
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$8,900$250
Patty MurrayDWA$12,200$587,572
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$2,000$8,650
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$11,200$85,990
Rand PaulRKY$301,035$10,522
Rob PortmanROH$205,181$12,150
Mark PryorDAR$1,750$1,000
John "Jack" ReedDRI$10,500$1,500
Harry ReidDNV$33,750$128,994
Jim RischRID$232,359$1,750
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$178,699$4,300
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$14,450$6,250
Marco RubioRFL$820,406$27,875
Bernie SandersIVT$2,450$44,226
Chuck SchumerDNY$13,100$67,914
Jeff SessionsRAL$96,220$4,150
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$15,830$897,241
Richard ShelbyRAL$11,900$12,450
Olympia SnoweRME$21,050$48,017
Debbie StabenowDMI$16,894$483,891
Jon TesterDMT$4,700$275,584
John ThuneRSD$402,427$9,000
Patrick ToomeyRPA$1,183,331$24,600
Mark UdallDCO$19,150$67,900
Tom UdallDNM$8,250$43,000
David VitterRLA$262,575$12,125
Mark WarnerDVA$21,050$53,600
Jim WebbDVA$0$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$15,783$25,600
Roger WickerRMS$135,125$12,400
Ron WydenDOR$3,000$26,850

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$2,000
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$87,433$54,861
Kelly AyotteRNH$134,161$12,000
John BarrassoRWY$39,800$2,250
Max BaucusDMT$2,750$70,369
Mark BegichDAK$2,750$38,400
Michael BennetDCO$29,100$84,923
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$2,500$1,000
Richard BlumenthalDCT$14,400$36,700
Roy BluntRMO$216,886$31,150
John BoozmanRAR$89,945$12,150
Barbara BoxerDCA$27,080$1,253,948
Scott BrownRMA$780,199$63,150
Sherrod BrownDOH$34,300$551,163
Richard BurrRNC$66,500$9,450
Maria CantwellDWA$9,194$154,037
Ben CardinDMD$7,950$43,725
Tom CarperDDE$3,050$12,550
Bob CaseyDPA$4,450$55,237
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$546,198$23,800
Daniel CoatsRIN$101,050$12,500
Tom CoburnROK$134,943$4,000
William Thad CochranRMS$16,700$1,000
Susan CollinsRME$162,533$120,266
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0
Chris CoonsDDE$4,100$35,949
Bob CorkerRTN$78,530$63,090
John CornynRTX$430,647$50,950
Mike CrapoRID$200$4,250
Jim DeMintRSC$372,170$15,250
Dick DurbinDIL$15,000$56,000
Mike EnziRWY$8,250$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$19,500$254,596
Alan FrankenDMN$21,368$94,475
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$43,744$1,526,676
Lindsey GrahamRSC$42,250$20,860
Chuck GrassleyRIA$63,750$16,650
Kay HaganDNC$7,300$531,749
Tom HarkinDIA$16,093$51,380
Orrin HatchRUT$25,000$16,750
Dean HellerRNV$167,387$8,000
John HoevenRND$21,900$6,010
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$93,700$5,300
Jim InhofeROK$159,425$9,650
Dan InouyeDHI$400$18,900
Johnny IsaksonRGA$33,700$19,550
Mike JohannsRNE$69,396$7,150
Ron JohnsonRWI$217,303$13,500
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$9,250
John KerryDMA$13,610$77,474
Mark KirkRIL$369,575$78,600
Amy KlobucharDMN$7,144$296,101
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$-5,000$0
Mary LandrieuDLA$19,730$169,061
Frank LautenbergDNJ$2,950$34,950
Patrick LeahyDVT$2,475$15,500
Mike LeeRUT$59,146$0
Carl LevinDMI$7,900$44,942
Joe LiebermanICT$0$400
Dick LugarRIN$19,500$5,250
Joe ManchinDWV$9,800$3,900
John McCainRAZ$224,973$6,250
Claire McCaskillDMO$28,544$1,335,366
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$500,258$35,575
Bob MenéndezDNJ$7,250$59,399
Jeff MerkleyDOR$22,550$83,001
Barbara MikulskiDMD$5,000$101,129
Jerry MoranRKS$33,650$6,450
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$8,900$250
Patty MurrayDWA$12,200$587,572
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$2,000$8,650
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$11,200$85,990
Rand PaulRKY$301,035$10,522
Rob PortmanROH$205,181$12,150
Mark PryorDAR$1,750$1,000
John "Jack" ReedDRI$10,500$1,500
Harry ReidDNV$33,750$128,994
Jim RischRID$232,359$1,750
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$178,699$4,300
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$14,450$6,250
Marco RubioRFL$820,406$27,875
Bernie SandersIVT$2,450$44,226
Chuck SchumerDNY$13,100$67,914
Jeff SessionsRAL$96,220$4,150
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$15,830$897,241
Richard ShelbyRAL$11,900$12,450
Olympia SnoweRME$21,050$48,017
Debbie StabenowDMI$16,894$483,891
Jon TesterDMT$4,700$275,584
John ThuneRSD$402,427$9,000
Patrick ToomeyRPA$1,183,331$24,600
Mark UdallDCO$19,150$67,900
Tom UdallDNM$8,250$43,000
David VitterRLA$262,575$12,125
Mark WarnerDVA$21,050$53,600
Jim WebbDVA$0$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$15,783$25,600
Roger WickerRMS$135,125$12,400
Ron WydenDOR$3,000$26,850

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Republican/Conservative$8,960,737
Education$504,410
Churches, clergy & religious organizations$354,158

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Women's issues$7,165,710
Abortion policy/Pro-Choice$2,011,442
Health, Education & Human Resources$1,648,111
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