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S. 3275: Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act


A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to protect pain-capable unborn children, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Lindsey Graham

Sponsor. Senior Senator for South Carolina. Republican.

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Last Updated: Feb 12, 2020
Length: 24 pages
Introduced
Feb 11, 2020
Status

Failed Cloture on Feb 25, 2020

This bill is provisionally dead due to a failed vote for cloture on February 25, 2020. Cloture is required to move past a Senate filibuster or the threat of a filibuster and takes a 3/5ths vote. In practice, most bills must pass cloture to move forward in the Senate.

Prognosis
2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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History

Feb 11, 2020
 
Introduced

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

Feb 12, 2020
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Feb 25, 2020
 
Failed Cloture in the Senate

The Senate must often vote to end debate before voting on a bill, called a cloture vote. The vote on cloture failed. This is often considered a filibuster. The Senate may try again.

If this bill has further action, the following steps may occur next:
 
Passed Senate (House next)

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

S. 3275 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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