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H.R. 681 (115th): Life at Conception Act

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To implement equal protection under the 14th article of amendment to the Constitution for the right to life of each born and preborn human person.

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Sponsor and status

Alex Mooney

Sponsor. Representative for West Virginia's 2nd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 24, 2017
Length: 3 pages
Jan 24, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 24, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-02) Praises Passage of Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act
    — Rep. Alex Mooney [R-WV2] (Sponsor) on Oct 3, 2017

Noem Supports Life, Helps House Pass Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act
    — Rep. Kristi Noem [R-SD0, 2011-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 3, 2017

Rep. Marshall Receives \"True Blue\" Award for Perfect Pro-Life and Pro-Family Voting Record
    — Rep. Roger Marshall [R-KS1] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 15, 2018

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Jan 24, 2017

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H.R. 681 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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