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Official Title as Introduced

Expressing the sense of the Congress that the presence of brain wave activity and spontaneous cardiac activity should be considered conclusive evidence of human life for legal purposes.

Actions Overview (1)

04/12/2000Introduced in House

All Actions (2)

04/12/2000Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Action By: House of Representatives
04/12/2000Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (121)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Myrick, Sue Wilkins [R-NC-9]* 04/12/2000
Rep. Pitts, Joseph R. [R-PA-16]* 04/12/2000
Rep. Chenoweth-Hage, Helen [R-ID-1]* 04/12/2000
Rep. Shows, Ronnie [D-MS-4]* 04/12/2000
Rep. Weldon, Dave [R-FL-15]* 04/12/2000
Rep. Ryan, Paul [R-WI-1]* 04/12/2000
Rep. DeLay, Tom [R-TX-22]* 04/12/2000
Rep. Emerson, Jo Ann [R-MO-8]* 04/12/2000
Rep. Hostettler, John N. [R-IN-8]* 04/12/2000
Rep. Barcia, James A. [D-MI-5]* 04/12/2000
Rep. Bartlett, Roscoe G. [R-MD-6]* 04/12/2000
Rep. Dickey, Jay [R-AR-4]* 04/12/2000
Rep. Hunter, Duncan [R-CA-52]* 04/12/2000
Rep. Green, Mark [R-WI-8]* 04/12/2000
Rep. Shadegg, John B. [R-AZ-4]* 04/12/2000
Rep. Smith, Christopher H. [R-NJ-4]* 04/12/2000
Rep. Tiahrt, Todd [R-KS-4]* 04/12/2000
Rep. Jones, Walter B., Jr. [R-NC-3]* 04/12/2000
Rep. Taylor, Gene [D-MS-5]* 04/12/2000
Rep. DeMint, Jim [R-SC-4]* 04/12/2000
Rep. Largent, Steve [R-OK-1]* 04/12/2000
Rep. Aderholt, Robert B. [R-AL-4]* 04/12/2000
Rep. Terry, Lee [R-NE-2]* 04/12/2000
Rep. Souder, Mark E. [R-IN-4]* 04/12/2000
Rep. Schaffer, Bob [R-CO-4]* 04/12/2000
Rep. Doolittle, John T. [R-CA-4]* 04/12/2000
Rep. Vitter, David [R-LA-1]* 04/12/2000
Rep. McIntosh, David M. [R-IN-2]* 04/12/2000
Rep. Brady, Kevin [R-TX-8]* 04/12/2000
Rep. Shimkus, John [R-IL-20] 04/13/2000
Rep. Bryant, Ed [R-TN-7] 04/13/2000
Rep. Fossella, Vito [R-NY-13] 04/13/2000
Rep. Stearns, Cliff [R-FL-6] 04/13/2000
Rep. Whitfield, Ed [R-KY-1] 04/13/2000
Rep. Graham, Lindsey [R-SC-3] 04/13/2000
Rep. Istook, Ernest J., Jr. [R-OK-5] 04/13/2000
Rep. Hilleary, Van [R-TN-4] 04/13/2000
Rep. Tancredo, Thomas G. [R-CO-6] 04/13/2000
Rep. Weller, Jerry [R-IL-11] 04/13/2000
Rep. Paul, Ron [R-TX-14] 04/13/2000
Rep. Johnson, Sam [R-TX-3] 04/13/2000
Rep. Jenkins, William L. [R-TN-1] 04/13/2000
Rep. Salmon, Matt [R-AZ-1] 04/13/2000
Rep. Manzullo, Donald A. [R-IL-16] 04/13/2000
Rep. Cox, Christopher [R-CA-47] 04/13/2000
Rep. Chabot, Steve [R-OH-1] 04/13/2000
Rep. Barton, Joe [R-TX-6] 04/13/2000
Rep. Bliley, Tom [R-VA-7] 04/13/2000
Rep. Burton, Dan [R-IN-6] 04/13/2000
Rep. Hall, Ralph M. [D-TX-4] 04/13/2000
Rep. Lucas, Frank D. [R-OK-6] 04/13/2000
Rep. Hill, Rick [R-MT-At Large] 04/13/2000
Rep. Wamp, Zach [R-TN-3] 04/13/2000
Rep. Hoekstra, Peter [R-MI-2] 04/13/2000
Rep. Hayes, Robin [R-NC-8] 04/13/2000
Rep. Hansen, James V. [R-UT-1] 04/13/2000
Rep. Linder, John [R-GA-11] 04/13/2000
Rep. Ewing, Thomas W. [R-IL-15] 04/13/2000
Rep. Scarborough, Joe [R-FL-1] 04/13/2000
Rep. Armey, Richard K. [R-TX-26] 04/13/2000
Rep. Smith, Nick [R-MI-7] 04/13/2000
Rep. Hayworth, J. D. [R-AZ-6] 04/13/2000
Rep. Gutknecht, Gil [R-MN-1] 04/13/2000
Rep. Pombo, Richard W. [R-CA-11] 04/13/2000
Rep. Kingston, Jack [R-GA-1] 04/13/2000
Rep. Duncan, John J., Jr. [R-TN-2] 04/13/2000
Rep. Hefley, Joel [R-CO-5] 04/13/2000
Rep. Watkins, Wes [R-OK-3] 04/13/2000
Rep. Pickering, Charles W. "Chip" [R-MS-3] 04/13/2000
Rep. Lewis, Ron [R-KY-2] 04/13/2000
Rep. Thune, John [R-SD-At Large] 04/13/2000
Rep. Herger, Wally [R-CA-2] 04/13/2000
Rep. English, Phil [R-PA-21] 04/13/2000
Rep. McCrery, Jim [R-LA-4] 04/13/2000
Rep. Camp, Dave [R-MI-4] 04/13/2000
Rep. Chambliss, Saxby [R-GA-8] 04/13/2000
Rep. Norwood, Charles W. [R-GA-10] 04/13/2000
Rep. Blunt, Roy [R-MO-7] 05/19/2000
Rep. Fletcher, Ernie [R-KY-6] 05/19/2000
Rep. Miller, Gary G. [R-CA-41] 05/19/2000
Rep. Hyde, Henry J. [R-IL-6] 05/19/2000
Rep. Lipinski, William O. [D-IL-3] 05/19/2000
Rep. Collins, Mac [R-GA-3] 05/19/2000
Rep. Latham, Tom [R-IA-5] 05/19/2000
Rep. Peterson, John E. [R-PA-5] 05/23/2000
Rep. Tauzin, W. J. (Billy) [R-LA-3] 05/23/2000
Rep. Boehner, John A. [R-OH-8] 05/23/2000
Rep. Skeen, Joe [R-NM-2] 05/23/2000
Rep. Young, Don [R-AK-At Large] 05/23/2000
Rep. LaHood, Ray [R-IL-18] 05/23/2000
Rep. Ryun, Jim [R-KS-2] 05/23/2000
Rep. Canady, Charles T. [R-FL-12] 05/23/2000
Rep. Bilirakis, Michael [R-FL-9] 05/23/2000
Rep. Deal, Nathan [R-GA-9] 05/23/2000
Rep. Cunningham, Randy (Duke) [R-CA-51] 05/23/2000
Rep. Ehlers, Vernon J. [R-MI-3] 05/23/2000
Rep. Packard, Ron [R-CA-48] 05/23/2000
Rep. Nussle, Jim [R-IA-2] 05/23/2000
Rep. Wicker, Roger F. [R-MS-1] 05/23/2000
Rep. Callahan, Sonny [R-AL-1] 05/23/2000
Rep. Calvert, Ken [R-CA-43] 05/23/2000
Rep. Everett, Terry [R-AL-2] 05/23/2000
Rep. Rohrabacher, Dana [R-CA-45] 05/23/2000
Rep. Watts, J. C., Jr. [R-OK-4] 05/23/2000
Rep. Spence, Floyd [R-SC-2] 05/23/2000
Rep. Hulshof, Kenny C. [R-MO-9] 05/23/2000
Rep. Riley, Bob [R-AL-3] 05/23/2000
Rep. Stump, Bob [R-AZ-3] 05/23/2000
Rep. Metcalf, Jack [R-WA-2] 05/23/2000
Rep. Crane, Philip M. [R-IL-8] 05/23/2000
Rep. Burr, Richard [R-NC-5] 05/23/2000
Rep. Portman, Rob [R-OH-2] 07/11/2000
Rep. Barr, Bob [R-GA-7] 07/11/2000
Rep. Sununu, John E. [R-NH-1] 07/11/2000
Rep. McIntyre, Mike [D-NC-7] 07/11/2000
Rep. Rahall, Nick J., II [D-WV-3] 07/11/2000
Rep. Cubin, Barbara [R-WY-At Large] 07/11/2000
Rep. Lucas, Ken [D-KY-4] 07/11/2000
Rep. Oberstar, James L. [D-MN-8] 07/27/2000
Rep. Forbes, Michael P. [D-NY-1] 07/27/2000
Rep. Goodlatte, Bob [R-VA-6] 07/27/2000

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House Judiciary04/12/2000 Referred to

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Introduced in House (04/12/2000)

Expresses the sense of the Congress that: (1) the presence of brain activity and spontaneous cardiac activity should be considered conclusive evidence for all legal purposes of the presence of human life, without regard to age, health, defects, or condition of dependency; (2) the absence of such activity, other than an irreversible cessation of these activities, should not be considered conclusive evidence for legal purposes that a human life is not present; and (3) the Constitution protects all human life in the United States.