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H.Res. 461 (114th): Establishing a Select Investigative Panel of the Committee on Energy and Commerce.

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The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress, and was published on Oct 7, 2015.


(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the House reported version is repeated here.)

Establishes a Select Investigative Panel of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

(Sec. 3) Requires the Panel to investigate and report on:

medical procedures and business practices used by entities involved in fetal tissue procurement; any other relevant matters with respect to such procurement; federal funding and support for abortion providers; the practices of providers of second and third trimester abortions, including partial birth abortion and procedures that may lead to a child born alive as a result of an attempted abortion; medical procedures for the care of a child born alive as a result of an attempted abortion; and any changes in law or regulation necessary resulting from such findings. (Sec. 6) Terminates the Panel 30 days after filing its final report.