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S. 1692 (106th): Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act of 1999

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

Richard “Rick” Santorum

Sponsor. Senator for Pennsylvania. Republican.

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Last Updated: May 25, 2000
Length: 6 pages
Oct 5, 1999
106th Congress (1999–2000)

Passed House & Senate (President next) on May 25, 2000

This bill was passed by Congress on May 25, 2000 but was not enacted before the end of its Congressional session. (It is possible this bill is waiting for the signature of the President.)

Other activity may have occurred on another bill with identical or similar provisions.


43 Cosponsors (43 Republicans)



Oct 5, 1999

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Oct 21, 1999
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.

May 25, 2000
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

May 25, 2000
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House with an Amendment.

S. 1692 (106th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 1692. This is the one from the 106th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 106th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1999 to Dec 15, 2000. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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