There is one summary for H.J.Res.40. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (02/04/1997)

Constitutional Amendment - Declares that the word "person," as used in this Amendment and in the fifth and 14th amendments to the Constitution, applies to all human beings regardless of age, health, function, or condition of dependency. Prohibits depriving any unborn person of life. Declares that this Amendment does not prohibit a law permitting only those medical procedures required to prevent the death of the mother.