H.R. 2175 (107th): Born-Alive Infants Protection Act of 2002

Overview

Introduced:

Jun 14, 2001
107th Congress, 2001–2002

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 5, 2002

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on August 5, 2002.

Law:

Pub.L. 107-207

Sponsor:

Steve Chabot

Representative for Ohio's 1st congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 23, 2002
Length: 2 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To protect infants who are born alive.

Summary

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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History

Jun 14, 2001
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 24, 2001
 
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.

Mar 12, 2002
 
Passed House

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.

Jul 18, 2002
 
Passed Senate

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.

Aug 5, 2002
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This page is about 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.

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