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H.R. 619: Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act

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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.

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Sponsor and status

Ann Wagner

Sponsor. Representative for Missouri's 2nd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 28, 2021
Length: 8 pages
Introduced
Jan 28, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Introduced on Jan 28, 2021

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on January 28, 2021. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Cosponsors

202 Cosponsors (202 Republicans)

Prognosis
4% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Wagner, Scalise, and Cammack Lead Discharge Process to Force Vote on Born-Alive Survivors Protection Act
    — Rep. Ann Wagner [R-MO2] (Sponsor) on Apr 14, 2021

Bilirakis Continues to Champion the Sanctity of Life
    — Rep. Gus Bilirakis [R-FL12] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 15, 2021

Congressman Mike Simpson demands a vote on the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act
    — Rep. Michael “Mike” Simpson [R-ID2] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 15, 2021

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History

Jan 28, 2021
 
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H.R. 619 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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