Bill Text — Feb 1, 2013
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Dec 1, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
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.
Representative for Arizona's 2nd congressional district
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Last Updated: May 29, 2012
Length: 22 pages
To prohibit discrimination against the unborn on the basis of sex or race, and for other purposes.
5/29/2012--Reported to House amended.Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act (PRENDA) of 2012 - Section3 - Imposes criminal penalties on anyone who knowingly or knowingly attempts to:(1) perform an abortion knowing that the abortion ... Read more >
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Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 447 (113th).
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 1, 2013
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 13, 2012
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 3541 — 112th Congress: Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act (PRENDA) of 2012. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr3541
“H.R. 3541 — 112th Congress: Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act (PRENDA) of 2012.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. October 14, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr3541>
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