New Cosponsor — Jun 17, 2014
New Cosponsor: Rep. Marsha Blackburn [R-TN7]
The bill now has 41 cosponsors (39 Republicans, 2 Democrats).
Feb 5, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on February 5, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Michigan's 2nd congressional district
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Last Updated: Feb 5, 2013
Length: 3 pages
To prohibit funds appropriated for the Department of Homeland Security from being used to pay for an abortion, and for other purposes.
2/5/2013--Introduced.Homeland Security Respect for Life Act - Prohibits funds appropriated for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) from being used to:(1) pay for an abortion, except in a case where ... Read more >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 5646 (112th).
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 493”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 493 — 113th Congress: Homeland Security Respect for Life Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr493
“H.R. 493 — 113th Congress: Homeland Security Respect for Life Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. December 1, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr493>
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