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Calendar No. 545
102d CONGRESS
2d Session
S. 25
[Report No. 102-321]
A BILL
To protect the reproductive rights of women, and for other purposes.
July 15, 1992
Reported with an amendment
S 25 RS
Calendar No. 545
102d CONGRESS
2d Session
S. 25
[Report No. 102-321]
To protect the reproductive rights of women, and for other purposes.
IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
January 14 (legislative day, JANUARY 3), 1991
Mr. MITCHELL (for Mr. CRANSTON) (for himself, Mr. PACKWOOD, Mr. METZENBAUM,
Mr. KENNEDY, Ms. MIKULSKI, Mrs. KASSEBAUM, Mr. HARKIN, Mr. COHEN, Mr. WIRTH,
Mr. ADAMS, Mr. AKAKA, Mr. BAUCUS, Mr. BINGAMAN, Mr. BOREN, Mr. BRADLEY,
Mr. BRYAN, Mr. BURDICK, Mr. CHAFEE, Mr. DODD, Mr. FOWLER, Mr. GLENN,
Mr. INOUYE, Mr. JEFFORDS, Mr. KERREY, Mr. KERRY, Mr. KOHL, Mr. LAUTENBERG,
Mr. LIEBERMAN, Mr. PELL, Mr. RIEGLE, Mr. ROBB, Mr. ROCKEFELLER, Mr. SEYMOUR,
Mr. SIMON, Mr. SPECTER,  and Mr. WELLSTONE) introduced the following bill;
which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Labor and Human Resources
July 15, 1992
Reported, under authority of the order of the Senate of July 23 (legislative
day, June 16), 1992, by Mr. KENNEDY, with an amendment
[Strike out all after the enacting clause and insert the part printed
in italic]
A BILL
To protect the reproductive rights of women, and for other purposes.
  Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United
  States of America in Congress assembled,
 [Struck out->] SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. []   This Act may be cited as the `Freedom of Choice Act of
 1991'. [] SEC. 2. RIGHT TO CHOOSE. []   (a) IN GENERAL- Except as provided in subsection (b),
 a State may not restrict the right of a woman to choose to terminate a
 pregnancy-- []   (1) before fetal viability; or []   (2) at any time, if such termination is necessary to
 protect the life or health of the woman. []   (b) MEDICALLY NECESSARY REQUIREMENTS- A State may impose
 requirements medically necessary to protect the life or health of women
 referred to in subsection (a). [] SEC. 3. DEFINITION OF STATE. []   As used in this Act, the term `State' includes the District
 of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and each other territory or
 possession of the United States. [