H.R. 358 (112th): Protect Life Act


Jan 20, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on October 13, 2011 but was never passed by the Senate.


Joseph Pitts

Representative for Pennsylvania's 16th congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 17, 2011
Length: 9 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to modify special rules relating to coverage of abortion services under such Act.

Summary (CRS)

(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on March 17, 2011. The summary of that version is repeated here.)Protect Life Act - Amends the ... Read more >

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Jan 20, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Feb 11, 2011
Reported by Committee

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Oct 13, 2011
Passed House

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 358”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


145 cosponsors (139R, 6D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Oct 13, 2011 7:20 p.m.
Passed 251/172

Related Bills

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S. 877 (Related)
Protect Life Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 4, 2011

H.Res. 430 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Oct 13, 2011

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