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


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.


Pub.L. 107-207


Steve Chabot

Representative for Ohio's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 23, 2002
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About the bill

Full Title

To protect infants who are born alive.

Summary (CRS)

7/18/2002--Passed Senate without amendment.Born-Alive Infants Protection Act of 2002 - Directs that in determining the meaning of any Act of Congress or of any ruling, regulation, or interpretation of the ... Read more >


Jun 14, 2001

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Jul 24, 2001
Reported by Committee

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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 is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2175”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


105 cosponsors (90R, 14D, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 1050 (Related)
Born-Alive Infants Protection Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 14, 2001

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