H.R. 3541 (112th): Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act (PRENDA) of 2012

Introduced:

Dec 1, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress but was killed due to a failed vote for cloture, under a fast-track vote called "suspension", or while resolving differences on May 31, 2012.

Sponsor:

Trent Franks

Representative for Arizona's 2nd congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: May 29, 2012
Length: 22 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To prohibit discrimination against the unborn on the basis of sex or race, and for other purposes.

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History

Dec 1, 2011
 
Introduced

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Feb 16, 2012
 
Reported by Committee

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May 31, 2012
 
Failed in the House Under Suspension

Passage was attempted under a fast-track procedure called "suspension of the rules." The vote failed, but the bill can be voted on again.

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