New Cosponsor — Jun 17, 2014
New Cosponsor: Rep. Marsha Blackburn [R-TN7]
The bill now has 41 cosponsors (39 Republicans, 2 Democrats).
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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.
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. (2016). 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. February 13, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr493>
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