S. 2466 (108th): Unborn Child Pain Awareness Act of 2004


May 20, 2004
108th Congress, 2003–2004

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 20, 2004, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Samuel “Sam” Brownback

Senator from Kansas



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Last Updated: May 20, 2004
Length: 21 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to ensure that women seeking an abortion are fully informed regarding the pain experienced by their unborn child.

Summary (CRS)

5/20/2004--Introduced.Unborn Child Pain Awareness Act of 2004 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to require an abortion provider, before beginning any abortion of a pain-capable unborn child (defined as ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 20, 2004

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2466”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


26 cosponsors (25R, 1D) (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. 51 (109th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 24, 2005

H.R. 4420 (Related)
Unborn Child Pain Awareness Act of 2004

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 20, 2004

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