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Sexual and Reproductive Health Legislation Supported by PPVNH

Bill Number Sponsor Bill Name Summary Next Step
HB 25/ SB 53 Rep. Matt Claman & Sen. Berta Gardner 12 Months of Birth Control

This bill requires insurance coverage for all FDA-approved contraceptive methods. It also requires insurance coverage of a one-year supply of birth control.

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Broader Legislation Supported by PPVNH

Bill Number Sponsor Bill Name Summary Next Step
HB 184/ SB 72 Rep. Andy Josephson & Sen. Berta Gardner Sex and Gender Discrimination

This bill adds “sexual orientation”, “gender identity”, and “gender expression” to the state’s non-discrimination law.

 
HB 112/ SB 73 Rep. Matt Claman & Sen. Berta Gardner Sexual Assault by Peace Officers

This bill would criminalize police officers who engage in sexual contact with crime victims, witnesses, and perpetrators they are investigating.

 

Legislation Opposed by PPVNH

Bill Number Sponsor Bill Name Summary Next Step
HB 266/ SB 124 Rep. Cathy Tilton & Sen. Cathy Giessel Later Term Abortion Ban This bill would limit abortions later in pregnancy and restrict doctors’ ability to exercise their professional expertise about what is best for their patients. Sen Health & Social Services

Juneau Week 3 Recap

Sexual assault and harassment are still looming large at the Capitol. After being accused of assaulting a woman in Juneau, the House Majority Coalition asked Rep. Zach Fansler (HD 38) to resign. 

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Juneau Week 2 Recap

With yet another lawmaker accused of inappropriate conduct, addressing and preventing sexual harassment sexual harassment at the Capitol remains a priority for Alaska lawmakers. 

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Juneau Week 1 Recap

As we enter into the second week of legislative session in Alaska, legislators are continuing to grapple with how to address and prevent sexual harassment at the legislature and two seats remain unfilled following recent resignations. 

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Legislator Spotlight

Representative Matt Claman 

Sponsor: HB 25, HB 112

Cosponsor: HB 184

Legislative Liaison Highlight

Alyson C. (far left) is our brilliant Legislative Liaison. She works hard to make sure that our voice is heard in the Capitol and our priorities and values are clear to Alaska's legislators! 

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