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.
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 8, 2012
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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. July 3, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr493>
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