2015 Arkansas Code
Title 20 - Public Health And Welfare
Subtitle 2 - Health And Safety
Chapter 16 - Reproductive Health
Subchapter 16 - Advancing Women's Health Act of 2015
§ 20-16-1602 - Awarding of public funds to entities that perform abortions prohibited.

AR Code § 20-16-1602 (2015) What's This?

(a) An agency or instrumentality of the state shall not award a grant to pay the direct or indirect costs of performing, inducing, referring, or counseling in favor of abortions, including without limitation:

(1) Administrative costs and expenses;

(2) Overhead costs;

(3) Employee salaries;

(4) Rent and mortgage payments; and

(5) Telephone and other utility payments.

(b) An agency or instrumentality of the state shall not grant, appropriate, or distribute a grant to an individual or entity that:

(1) Performs abortions, induces abortions, provides abortion referrals, or counsels in favor of elective abortions; or

(2) Is an affiliate of a person or entity that performs abortions, induces abortions, provides abortion referrals, or counsels in favor of elective abortions.

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