S. 1681 (101st): Civil Rights of Infants Act

A bill to make it a violation of a right secured by the Constitution and laws of the United States to perform an abortion with knowledge that such abortion is being performed solely because of the gender of the fetus, and for other purposes.

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Sep 27, 1989
101st Congress, 1989–1990

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 27, 1989, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Gordon Humphrey

Senator from New Hampshire



Sep 27, 1989

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S. 1681 (101st) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 101st Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1989 to Oct 28, 1990. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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