Reading Room Document
Application of the Hyde Amendment to the Provision of Transportation for Women Seeking Abortions
The Hyde Amendment's prohibition barring the Department of Health and Human Services from expending covered funds for any abortion does not bar HHS from expending covered funds to provide transportation for women seeking abortions in circumstnaces in which HHS has the requisite statutory authority and appropriations to provide such transportation. The original opinion is available at https://www.justice.gov/olc/file/1545816/download.
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