S. 3504 (109th): Fetus Farming Prohibition Act of 2006


Jun 13, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006


Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 19, 2006

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on July 19, 2006.


Pub.L. 109-242


Richard “Rick” Santorum

Senator from Pennsylvania



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Last Updated: Jul 20, 2006
Length: 2 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to prohibit the solicitation or acceptance of tissue from fetuses gestated for research purposes, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

7/19/2006--Public Law.Fetus Farming Prohibition Act of 2006 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to prohibit any person or entity involved in interstate commerce from:(1) soliciting or knowingly acquiring, receiving, ... Read more >


Jun 13, 2006

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 18, 2006
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.

Jul 18, 2006
Passed House

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Jul 19, 2006
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3504”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


3 cosponsors (3R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Jul 18, 2006 3:48 p.m.
Bill Passed 100/0
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass
Jul 18, 2006 6:35 p.m.
Passed 425/0

Related Bills

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H.R. 5719 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 29, 2006

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