H.R. 929 (105th): Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act of 1997


Mar 5, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 12, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Charles Canady

Representative for Florida's 12th congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 14, 1997
Length: 8 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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

Summary (CRS)

3/14/1997--Reported to House amended.Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act of 1997 - Amends the Federal criminal code to prohibit performing a partial birth abortion in or affecting interstate or foreign commerce, unless ... Read more >

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Mar 5, 1997

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Mar 12, 1997
Reported by Committee

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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.


181 cosponsors (155R, 26D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 1833 (104th) was a previous version of this bill.

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

H.R. 3660 (106th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Passed House
Last Action: Apr 5, 2000

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