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Titles (7)

Popular Titles

Partial Birth Abortion bill (Identified by CRS)
Protect Infants Born Alive bill (Identified by CRS)

Short Titles

Short Titles as Enacted

Born-Alive Infants Protection Act of 2002

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Reported to House

Born-Alive Infants Protection Act of 2001

Short Titles as Introduced

Born-Alive Infants Protection Act of 2001

Short Titles - Senate

Short Titles as Passed Senate

Born-Alive Infants Protection Act of 2001

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To protect infants who are born alive.

Actions Overview (7)

08/05/2002Became Public Law No: 107-207. (TXT | PDF)
08/05/2002Signed by President.
07/26/2002Presented to President.
07/18/2002Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.(consideration: CR S7084)
03/12/2002Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.(text: CR H792)
08/02/2001Reported by the Committee on Judiciary. H. Rept. 107-186.
06/14/2001Introduced in House

All Actions (24)

Date Chamber
08/05/2002Became Public Law No: 107-207. (TXT | PDF)
08/05/2002Signed by President.
07/26/2002HousePresented to President.
07/19/2002SenateMessage on Senate action sent to the House.
07/18/2002SenatePassed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S7084)
03/14/2002SenateRead the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 323.
03/13/2002SenateReceived in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
03/12/2002-6:30pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
03/12/2002-6:30pmHouseOn motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H792)
03/12/2002-6:30pmHouseConsidered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H792-797)
03/12/2002-2:31pmHouseAt the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
03/12/2002-2:07pmHouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2175.
03/12/2002-2:07pmHouseConsidered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H787-788)
03/12/2002-2:06pmHouseMr. Sensenbrenner moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
08/02/2001HousePlaced on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 108.
08/02/2001HouseReported by the Committee on Judiciary. H. Rept. 107-186.
07/24/2001HouseOrdered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 25 - 2.
07/24/2001HouseCommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
07/12/2001HouseForwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote.
Action By: House Judiciary Subcommittee on Constitution
07/12/2001HouseSubcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Action By: House Judiciary Subcommittee on Constitution
07/12/2001HouseSubcommittee Hearings Held.
Action By: House Judiciary Subcommittee on Constitution
06/15/2001HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
06/14/2001HouseReferred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
06/14/2001HouseIntroduced in House

Cosponsors (105)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Myrick, Sue Wilkins [R-NC-9]* 06/14/2001
Rep. Hart, Melissa A. [R-PA-4]* 06/14/2001
Rep. Smith, Christopher H. [R-NJ-4]* 06/14/2001
Rep. Weller, Jerry [R-IL-11]* 06/14/2001
Rep. Green, Mark [R-WI-8]* 06/14/2001
Rep. Shows, Ronnie [D-MS-4]* 06/14/2001
Rep. Wolf, Frank R. [R-VA-10]* 06/14/2001
Rep. Pickering, Charles W. "Chip" [R-MS-3]* 06/14/2001
Rep. Baker, Richard H. [R-LA-6]* 06/14/2001
Rep. Phelps, David D. [D-IL-19]* 06/14/2001
Rep. Mica, John L. [R-FL-7]* 06/14/2001
Rep. Istook, Ernest J., Jr. [R-OK-5]* 06/14/2001
Rep. Weldon, Dave [R-FL-15]* 06/14/2001
Rep. Tiberi, Patrick J. [R-OH-12]* 06/14/2001
Rep. Doolittle, John T. [R-CA-4]* 06/14/2001
Rep. DeMint, Jim [R-SC-4]* 06/14/2001
Rep. Hansen, James V. [R-UT-1]* 06/14/2001
Rep. Wamp, Zach [R-TN-3]* 06/14/2001
Rep. Largent, Steve [R-OK-1]* 06/14/2001
Rep. English, Phil [R-PA-21]* 06/14/2001
Rep. Riley, Bob [R-AL-3]* 06/14/2001
Rep. Burton, Dan [R-IN-6]* 06/14/2001
Rep. Bartlett, Roscoe G. [R-MD-6]* 06/14/2001
Rep. Paul, Ron [R-TX-14]* 06/14/2001
Rep. Bachus, Spencer [R-AL-6]* 06/14/2001
Rep. Vitter, David [R-LA-1]* 06/14/2001
Rep. Cantor, Eric [R-VA-7]* 06/14/2001
Rep. Aderholt, Robert B. [R-AL-4]* 06/14/2001
Rep. Terry, Lee [R-NE-2]* 06/14/2001
Rep. Hayes, Robin [R-NC-8]* 06/14/2001
Rep. Lewis, Ron [R-KY-2]* 06/14/2001
Rep. Oxley, Michael G. [R-OH-4]* 06/14/2001
Rep. Collins, Mac [R-GA-3]* 06/14/2001
Rep. Keller, Ric [R-FL-8]* 06/14/2001
Rep. Oberstar, James L. [D-MN-8]* 06/14/2001
Rep. Souder, Mark E. [R-IN-4]* 06/14/2001
Rep. Pombo, Richard W. [R-CA-11]* 06/14/2001
Rep. Camp, Dave [R-MI-4]* 06/14/2001
Rep. Hostettler, John N. [R-IN-8]* 06/14/2001
Rep. Goodlatte, Bob [R-VA-6]* 06/14/2001
Rep. Lipinski, William O. [D-IL-3]* 06/14/2001
Rep. Hilleary, Van [R-TN-4]* 06/14/2001
Rep. Stearns, Cliff [R-FL-6]* 06/14/2001
Rep. Thune, John [R-SD-At Large]* 06/14/2001
Rep. Blunt, Roy [R-MO-7]* 06/14/2001
Rep. Lucas, Ken [D-KY-4]* 06/14/2001
Rep. Pitts, Joseph R. [R-PA-16]* 06/14/2001
Rep. Hyde, Henry J. [R-IL-6]* 06/14/2001
Rep. Sessions, Pete [R-TX-5]* 06/14/2001
Rep. Crane, Philip M. [R-IL-8]* 06/14/2001
Rep. Deal, Nathan [R-GA-9]* 06/14/2001
Rep. Langevin, James R. [D-RI-2]* 06/14/2001
Rep. Pence, Mike [R-IN-2]* 06/14/2001
Rep. Taylor, Gene [D-MS-5]* 06/14/2001
Rep. Armey, Richard K. [R-TX-26]* 06/14/2001
Rep. Hall, Ralph M. [D-TX-4]* 06/14/2001
Rep. Norwood, Charles W. [R-GA-10]* 06/14/2001
Rep. Wicker, Roger F. [R-MS-1]* 06/14/2001
Rep. Akin, W. Todd [R-MO-2]* 06/14/2001
Rep. Brady, Kevin [R-TX-8]* 06/14/2001
Rep. Miller, Gary G. [R-CA-41]* 06/14/2001
Rep. Barcia, James A. [D-MI-5]* 06/14/2001
Rep. DeLay, Tom [R-TX-22]* 06/14/2001
Rep. Davis, Jo Ann [R-VA-1]* 06/14/2001
Rep. Portman, Rob [R-OH-2]* 06/14/2001
Rep. Everett, Terry [R-AL-2]* 06/14/2001
Rep. Graves, Sam [R-MO-6]* 06/14/2001
Rep. Cannon, Chris [R-UT-3]* 06/14/2001
Rep. Tiahrt, Todd [R-KS-4]* 06/14/2001
Rep. Ryan, Paul [R-WI-1]* 06/14/2001
Rep. Ney, Robert W. [R-OH-18]* 06/14/2001
Rep. Rogers, Mike J. [R-MI-8]* 06/14/2001
Rep. Emerson, Jo Ann [R-MO-8]* 06/14/2001
Rep. King, Peter T. [R-NY-3]* 06/14/2001
Rep. Graham, Lindsey [R-SC-3] 06/21/2001
Rep. Rahall, Nick J., II [D-WV-3] 06/21/2001
Rep. Hefley, Joel [R-CO-5] 06/21/2001
Rep. Hoekstra, Peter [R-MI-2] 06/21/2001
Rep. Barton, Joe [R-TX-6] 06/21/2001
Rep. Petri, Thomas E. [R-WI-6] 06/21/2001
Rep. Boehner, John A. [R-OH-8] 06/26/2001
Rep. Gillmor, Paul E. [R-OH-5] 06/26/2001
Rep. Spence, Floyd [R-SC-2] 06/26/2001
Rep. Bryant, Ed [R-TN-7] 06/26/2001
Rep. Putnam, Adam H. [R-FL-12] 06/27/2001
Rep. Skelton, Ike [D-MO-4] 06/27/2001
Rep. Hunter, Duncan [R-CA-52] 06/27/2001
Rep. Schrock, Edward L. [R-VA-2] 07/10/2001
Rep. LaHood, Ray [R-IL-18] 07/10/2001
Rep. Buyer, Steve [R-IN-5] 07/10/2001
Rep. Stump, Bob [R-AZ-3] 07/10/2001
Rep. Crenshaw, Ander [R-FL-4] 07/10/2001
Rep. Ryun, Jim [R-KS-2] 07/10/2001
Rep. Shimkus, John [R-IL-20] 07/10/2001
Rep. Cunningham, Randy (Duke) [R-CA-51] 07/16/2001
Rep. Stenholm, Charles W. [D-TX-17] 07/16/2001
Rep. Barr, Bob [R-GA-7] 07/16/2001
Rep. Tancredo, Thomas G. [R-CO-6] 07/18/2001
Rep. Northup, Anne M. [R-KY-3] 07/23/2001
Rep. Kennedy, Mark R. [R-MN-2] 07/23/2001
Rep. Mollohan, Alan B. [D-WV-1] 07/23/2001
Rep. Kerns, Brian D. [R-IN-7] 07/25/2001
Rep. Platts, Todd Russell [R-PA-19] 07/25/2001
Rep. Kildee, Dale E. [D-MI-9] 07/25/2001
Rep. Brown, Henry E., Jr. [R-SC-1] 07/30/2001

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Judiciary06/14/2001 Referred to
07/24/2001 Markup by
08/02/2001 Reported by H. Rept. 107-186
House Judiciary Subcommittee on Constitution06/15/2001 Referred to
07/12/2001 Hearings by
07/12/2001 Markup by
07/12/2001 Reported by

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Subjects (14)

Latest Summary (3)

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Shown Here:
Passed Senate without amendment (07/18/2002)

Born-Alive Infants Protection Act of 2002 - Directs that in determining the meaning of any Act of Congress or of any ruling, regulation, or interpretation of the various U.S. administrative bureaus and agencies, the words "person," "human being," "child," and "individual" shall include every infant member of the species homo sapiens who is born alive (as defined in this Act) at any stage of development.