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

Jun 14, 2001 (107th Congress, 2001–2002)
Signed by the President
Slip Law:
This bill became Pub.L. 107-207.
Steve Chabot
Representative for Ohio's 1st congressional district
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Last Updated
Jul 23, 2002
2 pages
Related Bills
S. 1050 (Related)
Born-Alive Infants Protection Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 14, 2001


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

Introduced Jun 14, 2001
Referred to Committee Jun 14, 2001
Reported by Committee Jul 24, 2001
Passed House Mar 12, 2002
Passed Senate Jul 18, 2002
Signed by the President Aug 05, 2002
Full Title

To protect infants who are born alive.


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

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The Constitution and Civil Justice

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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 various U.S. administrative bureaus and agencies, the words "person," "human being," "child," and "individual" shall include every infant member of the species homo sapiens who is born alive (as defined in this Act) at any stage of development.

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