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H.R. 1154: Stop Forced Organ Harvesting Act of 2023

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To combat forced organ harvesting and trafficking in persons for purposes of the removal of organs, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Christopher “Chris” Smith

Sponsor. Representative for New Jersey's 4th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Mar 21, 2023
Feb 24, 2023
118th Congress (2023–2025)

Passed House (Senate next) on Mar 27, 2023

This bill passed in the House on March 27, 2023 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

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


12 Cosponsors (9 Republicans, 3 Democrats)

23% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

Position statements

What legislators are saying

House passes Smiths legislation to combat the Chinese Communist Partys ghoulish industry of stealing young peoples internal organs
    — Rep. Christopher “Chris” Smith [R-NJ4] (Sponsor) on Mar 27, 2023

<span class='\"kicker\"'>60,000 to 100,000 young victims each year </span>Smiths legislation to combat Chinese Communist Partys ghoulish industry of stealing peoples organs clears major hurdle on its way to House Floor
    — Rep. Christopher “Chris” Smith [R-NJ4] (Sponsor) on Feb 28, 2023

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Feb 24, 2023

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Feb 28, 2023
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Mar 21, 2023
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Mar 21, 2023
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Mar 27, 2023
Passed House (Senate next)

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H.R. 1154 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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