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 (Referred to Committee)
See Instead:

H.R. 7307 (same title)
Referred to Committee — May 08, 1980

Sponsor
David Treen
Representative for Louisiana's 3rd congressional district
Party
Republican
Related Bills
H.R. 7307 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 08, 1980

 
Status

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

Progress
Introduced Sep 27, 1979
Referred to Committee Sep 27, 1979
 
 
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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 the provision of public assistance for the performance of abortions.

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