H.R. 3057 (104th): Comstock Cleanup Act of 1996

104th Congress, 1995–1996. Text as of Mar 07, 1996 (Introduced).

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HR 3057 IH

104th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 3057

To amend title 18, United States Code, to eliminate the prohibitions on the transmission of abortion related matters, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 7, 1996

Mrs. SCHROEDER (for herself, Mrs. MEYERS of Kansas, Mr. WAXMAN, Mr. STARK, Mr. MATSUI, Mr. CONYERS, Mr. ACKERMAN, Mr. FATTAH, Mr. FRANK of Massachusetts, Ms. NORTON, Ms. LOFGREN, Ms. VELAZQUEZ, Mr. WILSON, Ms. JACKSON-LEE of Texas, Mrs. MALONEY, Mr. MCDERMOTT, Mr. TORKILDSEN, Mr. THOMPSON, Ms. WOOLSEY, Mr. FAZIO of California, Mr. OLVER, Mrs. MORELLA, Mr. BERMAN, Mrs. MINK of Hawaii, Mr. HINCHEY, Mr. ZIMMER, Mr. ABERCROMBIE, Mr. DEFAZIO, Mr. FARR of California, Mr. SKAGGS, Mr. BOUCHER, Mr. BALDACCI, Mr. MEEHAN, Mrs. LOWEY, Mr. YATES, Mr. GREENWOOD, Ms. PELOSI, Mr. HASTINGS of Florida, Ms. BROWN of Florida, Mr. COLEMAN, Ms. RIVERS, Mr. BENTSEN, Mr. DELLUMS, Mr. FILNER, Mr. BRYANT of Texas, Mr. GEJDENSON, Mrs. ROUKEMA, Mr. MILLER of California, Mr. SANDERS, and Mr. WATT of North Carolina) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

To amend title 18, United States Code, to eliminate the prohibitions on the transmission of abortion related matters, and for other purposes.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ‘Comstock Cleanup Act of 1996’.

SEC. 2. IMPORTATION OR TRANSPORTATION OF CERTAIN ABORTION-RELATED MATTERS.

    Section 1462 of title 18, United States Code, is amended by striking subparagraph (c) of the first undesignated paragraph.

SEC. 3. MAILING OF ABORTION-RELATED MATTERS.

    Section 1461 of title 18, United States Code, is amended by striking ‘; and’ the first place it appears, and all that follows through ‘Is declared’ and inserting ‘is declared’.