Summary: H.R.1188 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (03/01/1989)

Commercialized Childbearing Prevention Act of 1989 - Prohibits both U.S. and State courts from enforcing any agreement under which: (1) a woman agrees, in exchange for a benefit, to become pregnant, to give birth to the infant involved and to provide for the relinquishment of any parental rights and obligations with respect to such infant to an individual not her husband; or (2) a person agrees, in exchange for such relinquishment, to provide a benefit to such woman making the agreement. Prohibits the brokering of such agreements. Provides criminal penalties for violation of this Act.