S. 1670 (113th): Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act


Nov 7, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 7, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Lindsey Graham

Senator from South Carolina



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Last Updated: Nov 7, 2013
Length: 10 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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

Summary (CRS)

Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act - Amends the federal criminal code to prohibit any person from performing or attempting to perform an abortion except in conformity with this Act's requirements.Requires ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Nov 7, 2013

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1670”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


40 cosponsors (40R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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S. 1553 (114th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 11, 2015

H.R. 1797 (Related)
Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

Passed House
Last Action: Jun 18, 2013

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