S. 877 (112th): Protect Life Act


May 4, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 4, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Orrin Hatch

Senator from Utah



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Last Updated: May 4, 2011
Length: 9 pages

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H.R. 358 (same title)
Passed House — Oct 13, 2011

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to prevent taxpayer-funded elective abortions by applying the longstanding policy of the Hyde amendment to the new health care law.

Summary (CRS)

5/4/2011--Introduced.Protect Life Act - Amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) to prohibit federal funds from being to used to cover any part of the costs of any ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 4, 2011

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 877”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


34 cosponsors (34R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 358 (Related)
Protect Life Act

Passed House
Last Action: Oct 13, 2011

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