H.R. 227 (111th): Sanctity of Human Life Act

Introduced:

Jan 7, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 7, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Paul Broun Jr.

Representative for Georgia's 10th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 7, 2009
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To provide that human life shall be deemed to begin with fertilization.

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Related Bills

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H.R. 4157 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 13, 2007

H.R. 212 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 7, 2011

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History

Introduced
Jan 7, 2009

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61 cosponsors (61R) (show)
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