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S. 75: Protecting Individuals with Down Syndrome Act

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A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit discrimination by abortion against an unborn child on the basis of Down syndrome.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

James “Jim” Inhofe

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Oklahoma. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 28, 2021
Length: 9 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.

Other activity may have occurred on another bill with identical or similar provisions.

Cosponsors

26 Cosponsors (26 Republicans)

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

What legislators are saying

Rubio, Colleagues Urge Senate Leadership to Stand for Life and Protect Individuals With Down Syndrome
    — Sen. Marco Rubio [R-FL] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 7, 2021

Lankford Joins Inhofe to Call for Greater Protections For Children with Down Syndrome
    — Sen. James Lankford [R-OK] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 29, 2021

McEachin Reintroduces Clean Cities Act to Promote Sustainable Transportation & Energy Efforts
    — Rep. Donald McEachin [D-VA4] on Oct 12, 2021

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History

Jan 28, 2021
 
Introduced

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S. 75 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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