The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act would ban abortion at 20 weeks and later. The bill includes congressional recognition that an unborn child of 20 weeks has developed pain receptors and responds to painful stimuli as reasoning behind the ban. It creates exceptions in the case of risk of death or permanent injury of the mother, in case of rape, ... Continue reading »
Jan 6, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress but was killed due to a failed vote for cloture, under a fast-track vote called "suspension", or while resolving differences on September 22, 2015.
Representative for Arizona's 8th congressional district
Read Text »
Last Updated: Sep 16, 2015
Length: 24 pages
Earlier Version — Passed House
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1797 (113th).
This is the first step in the legislative process.
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
Failed Cloture in the Senate
The Senate must often vote to end debate before voting on a bill, called a cloture vote. The vote on cloture failed. This is often considered a filibuster. The Senate may try again.
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 36.
H.R. 36 (114th) was a 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.
This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
How to cite this information.
We recommend the following MLA-formatted citation when using the information you see here in academic work:
Civic Impulse. (2017). H.R. 36 — 114th Congress: Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr36
“H.R. 36 — 114th Congress: Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2015. May 25, 2017 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr36>
|title=H.R. 36 (114th)
|accessdate=May 25, 2017
|author=114th Congress (2015)
|date=January 6, 2015
|quote=Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act
Where is this information from?
GovTrack automatically collects legislative information from a variety of governmental and non-governmental sources. This page is sourced primarily from Congress.gov, the official portal of the United States Congress. Congress.gov is generally updated one day after events occur, and so legislative activity shown here may be one day behind. Data via the congress project.