H.R.776 - Sanctity of Life Act of 2005109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Paul, Ron [R-TX-14] (Introduced 02/10/2005)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 04/04/2005 Referred to the Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.776 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/10/2005)
Sanctity of Life Act of 2005 - Declares that: (1) human life shall be deemed to exist from conception, without regard to race, sex, age, health, defect, or condition of dependency; and (2) the term "person" shall include all such human life. Recognizes that each State has authority to protect the lives of unborn children residing in the jurisdiction of that State.
Amends the Federal judicial code to remove Supreme Court and district court jurisdiction to review cases arising out of any statute, ordinance, rule, regulation, or practice, or any act interpreting such a measure, on the grounds that such measure: (1) protects the rights of human persons between conception and birth; or (2) prohibits, limits, or regulates the performance of abortions or the provision of public funds, facilities, personnel, or other assistance for abortions.
Makes this Act applicable to any case pending on the date of enactment.