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H.R. 4712: Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act

To amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit a health care practitioner from failing to exercise the proper degree of care in the case of a child who survives an abortion or attempted abortion.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Marsha Blackburn

Sponsor. Representative for Tennessee's 7th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Dec 21, 2017
Length: 7 pages
Introduced:

Dec 21, 2017

Status:

Introduced on Dec 21, 2017

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on December 21, 2017. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

The House Majority Leader indicated on Jan 10, 2018 that this bill may be considered in the week ahead.

Prognosis:

11% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Dec 21, 2017
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jan 10, 2018
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

Jan 16, 2018
 
Considered by House Committee on Rules

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Pending
 
Ordered Reported

Pending
 
Passed House (Senate next)

Pending
 
Passed Senate

Pending
 
Signed by the President

H.R. 4712 is 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.

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