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S. 636 (103rd): Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances Act of 1994

About the bill

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The Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances Act (FACE or the Access Act, Pub. L. No. 103-259, 108 Stat. 694) (May 26, 1994, 18 U.S.C. § 248) is a United States law that was signed by President Bill Clinton in May 1994, which prohibits the following three things: (1) the use of physical force, threat of physical force, or physical obstruction to intentionally injure, intimidate, interfere with or attempt to injure, intimidate or interfere with any person who is obtaining reproductive health services or providing reproductive health services (this ...

Sponsor and status

Edward “Ted” Kennedy

Sponsor. Senator for Massachusetts. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 12, 1994
Length: 4 pages
Introduced
Mar 23, 1993
103rd Congress, 1993–1994
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on May 26, 1994

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on May 26, 1994.

Law
Pub.L. 103-259
Source

History

Mar 23, 1993
 
Introduced

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Jun 23, 1993
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Nov 16, 1993
 
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.

Mar 17, 1994
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Mar 17, 1994
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House with an Amendment.

May 5, 1994
 
Conference Report Agreed to by House (Senate next)

A conference committee was formed, comprising members of both the House and Senate, to resolve the differences in how each chamber passed the bill. The House approved the committee's report proposing the final form of the bill for consideration in both chambers. The Senate must also approve the conference report.

May 12, 1994
 
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

May 26, 1994
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 636 (103rd) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 103rd Congress, which met from Jan 5, 1993 to Dec 1, 1994. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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