Gooding Jt. School District 231
FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT 7460
Use of Public Funds – Prohibition on Contracting with Abortion Providers
For all District programs receiving federal funds, the District shall comply with all applicable State regulations that restrict or prohibit transactions going to abortion providers or their affiliates. Public funds, with exceptions outlined below, are ineligible for participation in District counseling referrals, programs, or activities.
Contracts with Abortion Providers or Their Affiliates Prohibited
The District shall not enter into any contract or commercial transaction with any health care provider or facility under the terms of such health care provider or health care facility agrees to provide, perform, or induced abortion, except when the life of the mother is endangered outlined in 18-1704.
This policy does not apply to contracts or commercial transactions:
- That are subject to federal law related to Medicaid;
- With hospitals as defined in I.C. 39-1301;
- With medical facilities that provides for care of two or more individuals for 24 or more consecutive hours; or
- Medical facilities staffed to provide professional nursing care on a 24-hour basis.
Legal Reference: I.C. § 18-8701, et seq. No Public Funds for Abortion Act
I.C. § 39-1301 Definitions
Adopted on: 1/11/22