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S. 3 (108th): Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act of 2003

Oct 2, 2003 at 12:54 p.m. ET. On the Conference Report in the House.

This was a vote to pass S. 3 (108th) in the House.

The Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act of 2003 (Pub.L. 108–105, 117 Stat. 1201, enacted November 5, 2003, 18 U.S.C. § 1531, PBA Ban) is a United States law prohibiting a form of late termination of pregnancy called "partial-birth abortion," referred to in medical literature by as intact dilation and extraction. Under this law, "Any physician who, in or affecting interstate or foreign commerce, knowingly performs a partial-birth abortion and thereby kills a human fetus shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than 2 years, or both." The law was enacted in 2003, and in 2007 its constitutionality was upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court, in the case of Gonzales v. Carhart.

This summary is from Wikipedia.

Source: Wikipedia

Totals

All Votes R D I
Yea 66%
 
 
 
281
218
 
63
 
0
 
Nay 34%
 
 
 
142
4
 
137
 
1
 
Not Voting
 
 
 
12
7
 
5
 
0
 

Passed. Simple Majority Required. Source: house.gov.

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