Jun 14, 2001
107th Congress, 2001–2002
Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 5, 2002
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on August 5, 2002.
Representative for Ohio's 1st congressional district
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Last Updated: Jul 23, 2002
Length: 2 pages
About the bill
To protect infants who are born alive.
The Born-Alive Infants Protection Act of 2002 ("BAIPA" Pub.L. 107–207, 116 Stat. 926, enacted August 5, 2002, 1 U.S.C. § 8) is an Act of Congress. It extends legal protection to an infant born alive after a failed attempt at induced abortion. It was signed by President George W. Bush.
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This is the first step in the legislative process.
Reported by Committee
A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
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 by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 2175 — 107th Congress: Born-Alive Infants Protection Act of 2002. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/107/hr2175
“H.R. 2175 — 107th Congress: Born-Alive Infants Protection Act of 2002.” www.GovTrack.us. 2001. September 25, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/107/hr2175>
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