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H.R. 1833 (104th): Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act of 1995

To amend title 18, United States Code, to ban partial-birth abortions.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Charles Canady

Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 12th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Mar 27, 1996
Length: 2 pages
Jun 14, 1995
104th Congress (1995–1996)

Vetoed & Override Passed House, Failed in Senate on Sep 26, 1996

This bill was vetoed. The Senate attempted to override the veto on September 26, 1996 but failed.

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115 Cosponsors (99 Republicans, 16 Democrats)



Jun 14, 1995

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Jul 18, 1995
Ordered Reported

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Nov 1, 1995
Passed House (Senate next)

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Nov 8, 1995
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Referral Instructions in the Senate.

Dec 7, 1995
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

Mar 27, 1996
House Agreed to Changes

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

Apr 10, 1996

The President vetoed the bill. Congress may attempt to override the veto.

Sep 19, 1996
House Overrides Veto

A vote to override the President's veto succeeded in the House. The Senate must do the same.

Sep 26, 1996
Senate Override Failed

A vote to override the President's veto failed in the Senate. The bill is now dead.

H.R. 1833 (104th) 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1833. This is the one from the 104th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 104th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 1995 to Oct 4, 1996. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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