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Jan 21, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998
This bill was introduced on January 21, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Pennsylvania
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Last Updated: Jan 21, 1997
Length: 4 pages
Reported by Committee — Mar 12, 1997
A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to ban partial-birth abortions.
1/21/1997--Introduced.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 it is necessary ... Read more >
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Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 928 (106th).
Reintroduced Bill — Passed House
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1692 (106th).
Reintroduced Bill — Enacted — Signed by the President
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 3 (108th).
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 29, 1999
Reported by Committee
Last Action: Mar 12, 1997
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 6 — 105th Congress: Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act of 1997. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/105/s6
“S. 6 — 105th Congress: Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act of 1997.” www.GovTrack.us. 1997. October 10, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/105/s6>
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