H.R. 5440 (96th): A bill to limit the jurisdiction of the courts of the United States in matters relating to abortion.

Introduced:

Sep 27, 1979
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 27, 1979, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

David Treen

Representative for Louisiana's 3rd congressional district

Republican

See Instead:

H.R. 7307 (same title)
Referred to Committee — May 8, 1980

About the bill

Summary (CRS)
9/27/1979--Introduced.Prohibits any Federal court (excluding the Supreme Court) from issuing injunctive relief in any case arising out of Federal, State, or local law that prohibits, limits, or regulates abortion or ... Read more >
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H.R. 7307 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 8, 1980

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History

Introduced
Sep 27, 1979

Details

Cosponsors
13 cosponsors (10R, 3D) (show)
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