A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to ban partial-birth abortions.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Pennsylvania. Republican.
Last Updated: Jan 21, 1997
Length: 4 pages
105th Congress (1997–1998)
This bill was introduced on January 21, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
42 Cosponsors (42 Republicans)
Ordered Reported — Mar 12, 1997
Jan 21, 1997
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Apr 29, 1999
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 928 (106th).
May 25, 2000
Reintroduced Bill — Passed House
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1692 (106th).
Nov 5, 2003
Reintroduced Bill — Enacted — Signed by the President
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 3 (108th).
S. 6 (105th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 6. This is the one from the 105th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 105th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 1997 to Dec 19, 1998. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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