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US House Appropriations Bill Advances Without Hyde Amendment

Office of Rep. Andy HarrisRep. Andy Harris, R-Md., is the House Pro-Life Caucus co-chair who offered an amendment to restore Hyde Amendment and conscience language to the bill.

An amendment to include the Hyde Amendment in the appropriations bill failed at Thursday’s markup hearing in a 27-32 vote. The legislation, without the Hyde Amendment, ultimately passed the committee by a vote of 33-25.