|Sponsor||Rep. Matsui, Doris O.|
|Committee||Education and Labor|
|Date||June 9, 2009 (111th Congress, 1st Session)|
|Staff Contact||Ja'Ron Smith|
H.Res. 453 is being considered under suspension of the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Doris O. Matsui (D-CA) on May 18, 2009.
H.Res. 453 would resolve that Congress:
Some Members are concerned that AmeriCorps volunteers are currently employed (and recruited) by community organizations including Planned Parenthood. Members have expressed concern that federal funding should not support "volunteers" to be paid to work for abortion providers and grant them further flexibility with their finances and resources (understanding that money is fungible). For a recent example of an AmeriCorps job opportunity at a Planned Parenthood, click here.