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.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for West Virginia's 2nd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jan 24, 2017
Length: 3 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on January 24, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
150 Cosponsors (149 Republicans, 1 Democrat)
What legislators are saying
“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”
— Sen. Roger Marshall [R-KS] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 15, 2018
Feb 9, 2015
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 816 (114th).
Jan 24, 2017
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jan 16, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 616 (116th).
Feb 11, 2021
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1011.
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 passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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