S. 6 (105th): Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act of 1997


Jan 21, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 21, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Richard “Rick” Santorum
Senator from Pennsylvania


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Last Updated: Jan 21, 1997
Length: 4 pages

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H.R. 929 (same title)
Reported by Committee — Mar 12, 1997

About the bill

Full Title

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

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S. 928 (106th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 29, 1999

H.R. 929 (identical)

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Mar 12, 1997

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Jan 21, 1997


42 cosponsors (42R) (show)
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