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Abortion Pain bill (Identified by CRS)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Unborn Child Pain Awareness Act of 2005

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To ensure that women seeking an abortion are fully informed regarding the pain experienced by their unborn child.

Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
01/25/2005Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

Date All Actions
02/25/2005Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
01/25/2005Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/25/2005Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (142)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Davis, Lincoln [D-TN-4]* 01/25/2005
Rep. Davis, Jo Ann [R-VA-1]* 01/25/2005
Rep. Cantor, Eric [R-VA-7]* 01/25/2005
Rep. McIntyre, Mike [D-NC-7]* 01/25/2005
Rep. Hyde, Henry J. [R-IL-6]* 01/25/2005
Rep. Stupak, Bart [D-MI-1]* 01/25/2005
Rep. Wicker, Roger F. [R-MS-1]* 01/25/2005
Rep. Musgrave, Marilyn N. [R-CO-4]* 01/25/2005
Rep. Blunt, Roy [R-MO-7]* 01/25/2005
Rep. Costello, Jerry F. [D-IL-12]* 01/25/2005
Rep. Hayes, Robin [R-NC-8]* 01/25/2005
Rep. Ferguson, Mike [R-NJ-7]* 01/25/2005
Rep. Souder, Mark E. [R-IN-3]* 01/25/2005
Rep. Akin, W. Todd [R-MO-2]* 01/25/2005
Rep. Pitts, Joseph R. [R-PA-16]* 01/25/2005
Rep. McCaul, Michael T. [R-TX-10]* 01/25/2005
Rep. Beauprez, Bob [R-CO-7]* 01/25/2005
Rep. Shimkus, John [R-IL-19]* 01/25/2005
Rep. English, Phil [R-PA-3]* 01/25/2005
Rep. Rogers, Mike D. [R-AL-3]* 01/25/2005
Rep. Cunningham, Randy (Duke) [R-CA-50]* 01/25/2005
Rep. Flake, Jeff [R-AZ-6]* 01/25/2005
Rep. Burgess, Michael C. [R-TX-26]* 01/25/2005
Rep. Fortuno, Luis G. [R-PR-At Large]* 01/25/2005
Rep. Lewis, Ron [R-KY-2]* 01/25/2005
Rep. Goode, Virgil H., Jr. [R-VA-5]* 01/25/2005
Rep. Green, Mark [R-WI-8]* 01/25/2005
Rep. Jindal, Bobby [R-LA-1]* 01/25/2005
Rep. Hunter, Duncan [R-CA-52]* 01/25/2005
Rep. Wamp, Zach [R-TN-3]* 01/25/2005
Rep. Blackburn, Marsha [R-TN-7]* 01/25/2005
Rep. LaHood, Ray [R-IL-18]* 01/25/2005
Rep. Myrick, Sue Wilkins [R-NC-9]* 01/25/2005
Rep. Burton, Dan [R-IN-5]* 01/25/2005
Rep. King, Steve [R-IA-5]* 01/25/2005
Rep. Garrett, Scott [R-NJ-5]* 01/25/2005
Rep. Alexander, Rodney [R-LA-5]* 01/25/2005
Rep. Kingston, Jack [R-GA-1]* 01/25/2005
Rep. Ryun, Jim [R-KS-2]* 01/25/2005
Rep. Baker, Richard H. [R-LA-6]* 01/25/2005
Rep. Carter, John R. [R-TX-31]* 01/25/2005
Rep. Chabot, Steve [R-OH-1]* 01/25/2005
Rep. Wilson, Joe [R-SC-2]* 01/25/2005
Rep. Forbes, J. Randy [R-VA-4]* 01/25/2005
Rep. Johnson, Sam [R-TX-3]* 01/25/2005
Rep. Shuster, Bill [R-PA-9]* 01/25/2005
Rep. McHenry, Patrick T. [R-NC-10]* 01/25/2005
Rep. Hall, Ralph M. [R-TX-4]* 01/25/2005
Rep. Miller, Jeff [R-FL-1]* 01/25/2005
Rep. Putnam, Adam H. [R-FL-12]* 01/25/2005
Rep. Kennedy, Mark R. [R-MN-6]* 01/25/2005
Rep. Bishop, Rob [R-UT-1]* 01/25/2005
Rep. Stearns, Cliff [R-FL-6]* 01/25/2005
Rep. Lucas, Frank D. [R-OK-3]* 01/25/2005
Rep. Doolittle, John T. [R-CA-4]* 01/25/2005
Rep. Sessions, Pete [R-TX-32]* 01/25/2005
Rep. Bachus, Spencer [R-AL-6]* 01/25/2005
Rep. Chocola, Chris [R-IN-2]* 01/25/2005
Rep. Renzi, Rick [R-AZ-1]* 01/25/2005
Rep. Pickering, Charles W. "Chip" [R-MS-3]* 01/25/2005
Rep. Davis, Geoff [R-KY-4]* 01/25/2005
Rep. Goodlatte, Bob [R-VA-6]* 01/25/2005
Rep. Peterson, John E. [R-PA-5]* 01/25/2005
Rep. Tancredo, Thomas G. [R-CO-6]* 01/25/2005
Rep. Feeney, Tom [R-FL-24]* 01/25/2005
Rep. Conaway, K. Michael [R-TX-11]* 01/25/2005
Rep. Drake, Thelma D. [R-VA-2]* 01/25/2005
Rep. Northup, Anne M. [R-KY-3]* 01/25/2005
Rep. Westmoreland, Lynn A. [R-GA-8]* 01/25/2005
Rep. Boozman, John [R-AR-3]* 01/25/2005
Rep. McCotter, Thaddeus G. [R-MI-11]* 01/25/2005
Rep. Pombo, Richard W. [R-CA-11]* 01/25/2005
Rep. Neugebauer, Randy [R-TX-19]* 01/25/2005
Rep. Ros-Lehtinen, Ileana [R-FL-18]* 01/25/2005
Rep. Weldon, Dave [R-FL-15]* 01/25/2005
Rep. Pence, Mike [R-IN-6] 01/26/2005
Rep. Taylor, Gene [D-MS-4] 01/26/2005
Rep. Tiahrt, Todd [R-KS-4] 01/26/2005
Rep. Hensarling, Jeb [R-TX-5] 01/26/2005
Rep. Cubin, Barbara [R-WY-At Large] 01/26/2005
Rep. Emerson, Jo Ann [R-MO-8] 01/26/2005
Rep. Brown, Henry E., Jr. [R-SC-1] 02/08/2005
Rep. Kline, John [R-MN-2] 02/08/2005
Rep. Hoekstra, Peter [R-MI-2] 02/08/2005
Rep. Harris, Katherine [R-FL-13] 02/08/2005
Rep. McMorris Rodgers, Cathy [R-WA-5] 02/08/2005
Rep. Paul, Ron [R-TX-14] 02/08/2005
Rep. Petri, Thomas E. [R-WI-6] 02/08/2005
Rep. Ehlers, Vernon J. [R-MI-3] 02/08/2005
Rep. Lungren, Daniel E. [R-CA-3] 02/08/2005
Rep. Miller, Gary G. [R-CA-42] 02/08/2005
Rep. Terry, Lee [R-NE-2] 02/08/2005
Rep. Manzullo, Donald A. [R-IL-16] 02/08/2005
Rep. Oxley, Michael G. [R-OH-4] 02/08/2005
Rep. Franks, Trent [R-AZ-2] 02/08/2005
Rep. Barrett, J. Gresham [R-SC-3] 02/08/2005
Rep. Platts, Todd Russell [R-PA-19] 02/15/2005
Rep. Linder, John [R-GA-7] 02/15/2005
Rep. Bartlett, Roscoe G. [R-MD-6] 02/15/2005
Rep. Moran, Jerry [R-KS-1] 02/15/2005
Rep. Rahall, Nick J., II [D-WV-3] 02/15/2005
Rep. Gillmor, Paul E. [R-OH-5] 02/15/2005
Rep. Latham, Tom [R-IA-4] 02/15/2005
Rep. Peterson, Collin C. [D-MN-7] 03/03/2005
Rep. Cole, Tom [R-OK-4] 03/03/2005
Rep. Bonner, Jo [R-AL-1] 03/03/2005
Rep. Radanovich, George [R-CA-19] 03/03/2005
Rep. Inglis, Bob [R-SC-4] 03/17/2005
Rep. Sullivan, John [R-OK-1] 03/17/2005
Rep. Jones, Walter B., Jr. [R-NC-3] 03/17/2005
Rep. Mollohan, Alan B. [D-WV-1] 03/17/2005
Rep. Foxx, Virginia [R-NC-5] 04/06/2005
Rep. Boustany, Charles W., Jr. [R-LA-7] 04/06/2005
Rep. Ryan, Paul [R-WI-1] 04/14/2005
Rep. Shadegg, John B. [R-AZ-3] 04/14/2005
Rep. Sodrel, Michael E. [R-IN-9] 05/18/2005
Rep. Murphy, Tim [R-PA-18] 05/18/2005
Rep. Marchant, Kenny [R-TX-24] 05/18/2005
Rep. Miller, Candice S. [R-MI-10] 05/18/2005
Rep. Herger, Wally [R-CA-2] 05/18/2005
Rep. Rogers, Harold [R-KY-5] 06/09/2005
Rep. Norwood, Charles W. [R-GA-9] 07/22/2005
Rep. Aderholt, Robert B. [R-AL-4] 07/22/2005
Rep. Taylor, Charles H. [R-NC-11] 09/15/2005
Rep. Schmidt, Jean [R-OH-2] 09/15/2005
Rep. Pearce, Stevan [R-NM-2] 10/18/2005
Rep. Hulshof, Kenny C. [R-MO-9] 10/18/2005
Rep. Melancon, Charlie [D-LA-3] 02/01/2006
Rep. Rogers, Mike J. [R-MI-8] 02/01/2006
Rep. Brady, Kevin [R-TX-8] 02/01/2006
Rep. Diaz-Balart, Mario [R-FL-25] 02/01/2006
Rep. Osborne, Tom [R-NE-3] 02/01/2006
Rep. Fortenberry, Jeff [R-NE-1] 02/07/2006
Rep. Boehner, John A. [R-OH-8] 02/07/2006
Rep. Diaz-Balart, Lincoln [R-FL-21] 02/07/2006
Rep. Fitzpatrick, Michael G. [R-PA-8] 02/15/2006
Rep. Weldon, Curt [R-PA-7] 03/14/2006
Rep. Istook, Ernest J., Jr. [R-OK-5] 03/14/2006
Rep. Cannon, Chris [R-UT-3] 03/28/2006
Rep. DeLay, Tom [R-TX-22] 03/30/2006
Rep. McKeon, Howard P. "Buck" [R-CA-25] 04/25/2006
Rep. Turner, Michael R. [R-OH-3] 07/17/2006

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Energy and Commerce01/25/2005 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health02/25/2005 Referred to

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Introduced in House (01/25/2005)

Unborn Child Pain Awareness Act of 2005 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to require an abortion provider, before beginning any abortion of a pain-capable unborn child (defined as an unborn child who has reached a probable stage of development of 20 weeks after fertilization), to: (1) make a specified statement to the pregnant woman that Congress has determined that there is substantial evidence that the process will cause the unborn child pain, and that the mother has the option of having pain-reducing drugs administered directly to the child; (2) provide to the woman an Unborn Child Pain Awareness Brochure (unless she waives receipt) or information on accessing such brochure on the Internet; (3) provide to the woman an Unborn Child Pain Awareness Decision Form; and (4) obtain on the form the woman's signature and her explicit request for or refusal of the administration of drugs to the child.

Creates an exception for certified medical emergencies.

Establishes penalties for willfully failing to comply with this Act, including civil penalties, medical license suspension, or both. Authorizes: (1) specified officials to bring suit in Federal court; and (2) private rights of action by a parent or guardian of a woman who is an unemancipated minor.

Requires each State and State medical licensing authority to promulgate procedures for the revocation or suspension of a provider's license upon a court finding that the provider has violated this Act. Subjects a State that fails to implement such procedures to loss of Medicaid funding.