A bill to protect, consistent with Roe v. Wade, a woman's freedom to choose to bear a child or terminate a pregnancy, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor. Senator for California. Democrat.
Last Updated: Apr 6, 2006
Length: 8 pages
Apr 6, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on April 6, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jan 22, 2004
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 2020 (108th).
Apr 6, 2006
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Apr 19, 2007
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1173 (110th).
S. 2593 (109th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 109th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2005 to Dec 9, 2006. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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