H.R. 1797 (113th): Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

Introduced:

Apr 26, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on June 18, 2013 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor:

Trent Franks

Representative for Arizona's 8th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 19, 2013
Length: 11 pages

See Instead:

S. 1670 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Nov 7, 2013

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 18, United States Code, to protect pain-capable unborn children, and for other purposes.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 36 (114th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Passed House
Last Action: May 13, 2015

S. 886 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 7, 2013

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 1797” means this is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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History

Introduced
Apr 26, 2013
Reported by Committee
Jun 12, 2013
Passed House
Jun 18, 2013
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Details

Cosponsors
184 cosponsors (180R, 4D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

Votes
Jun 18, 2013 6:44 p.m.
Passed 228/196

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