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Mar 5, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998
This bill was introduced on March 12, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Florida's 12th congressional district
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Last Updated: Mar 14, 1997
Length: 8 pages
To amend title 18, United States Code, to ban partial-birth abortions.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
Earlier Version — Senate Override Failed
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1833 (104th).
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Reintroduced Bill — Passed House
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3660 (106th).
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 929”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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Vetoed & Override Passed House, Failed in Senate
Sep 26, 1996
Last Action: Apr 5, 2000
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 929 — 105th Congress: Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act of 1997. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/105/hr929
“H.R. 929 — 105th Congress: Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act of 1997.” www.GovTrack.us. 1997. February 9, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/105/hr929>
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