H.R. 5677 (110th): To amend the Tariff Act of 1930 to prohibit the importation into the United States of plastinated human remains.

Introduced:

Apr 2, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 2, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Todd Akin
Representative for Missouri's 2nd congressional district
Republican

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Last Updated: Apr 2, 2008
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Summary (CRS)
4/2/2008--Introduced.Amends the Tariff Act of 1930 to make it unlawful for a person to import plastinated human remains into the United States. Imposes civil penalties, including forfeiture of the remains, ...

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History

Introduced
Apr 2, 2008

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26 cosponsors (22R, 4D) (show)
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