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S. 220 (115th): Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act

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A bill 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.

Sponsor and status

Benjamin Sasse

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Nebraska. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 24, 2017
Length: 6 pages
Introduced:

Jan 24, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

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

See Instead:

H.R. 4712 (same title)
Passed House (Senate next) — Jan 19, 2018

History

Jan 24, 2017
 
Introduced

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S. 220 (115th) 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 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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