All Information (Except Text) for S.1173 - Freedom of Choice Act110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Boxer, Barbara [D-CA] (Introduced 04/19/2007)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 04/19/2007 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)|
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|04/19/2007||Introduced in Senate|
04/19/2007 Introduced in Senate
All Actions (1)
|04/19/2007||Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.|
Action By: Senate
04/19/2007 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
|Sen. Murray, Patty [D-WA]*||04/19/2007|
|Sen. Stabenow, Debbie [D-MI]*||04/19/2007|
|Sen. Bingaman, Jeff [D-NM]*||04/19/2007|
|Sen. Menendez, Robert [D-NJ]*||04/19/2007|
|Sen. Lautenberg, Frank R. [D-NJ]*||04/19/2007|
|Sen. Cardin, Benjamin L. [D-MD]*||04/19/2007|
|Sen. Schumer, Charles E. [D-NY]*||04/19/2007|
|Sen. Clinton, Hillary Rodham [D-NY]*||04/19/2007|
|Sen. Feinstein, Dianne [D-CA]*||04/19/2007|
|Sen. Mikulski, Barbara A. [D-MD]*||04/19/2007|
|Sen. Baucus, Max [D-MT]*||04/19/2007|
|Sen. Cantwell, Maria [D-WA]*||04/19/2007|
|Sen. Tester, Jon [D-MT]||04/23/2007|
|Sen. Lieberman, Joseph I. [ID-CT]||04/23/2007|
|Sen. Sanders, Bernard [I-VT]||04/25/2007|
|Sen. Brown, Sherrod [D-OH]||05/02/2007|
|Sen. Obama, Barack [D-IL]||05/11/2007|
|Sen. Whitehouse, Sheldon [D-RI]||06/06/2007|
|Sen. Kerry, John F. [D-MA]||06/13/2007|
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|Senate Judiciary||04/19/2007||Referred to|
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Latest Summary (1)
Introduced in Senate (04/19/2007)
Freedom of Choice Act - Declares that it is the policy of the United States that every woman has the fundamental right to choose to: (1) bear a child; (2) terminate a pregnancy prior to fetal viability; or (3) terminate a pregnancy after fetal viability when necessary to protect her life or her health.
Prohibits a federal, state, or local governmental entity from: (1) denying or interfering with a woman's right to exercise such choices; or (2) discriminating against the exercise of those rights in the regulation or provision of benefits, facilities, services, or information. Provides that such prohibition shall apply retroactively.
Authorizes an individual aggrieved by a violation of this Act to obtain appropriate relief, including relief against a governmental entity, in a civil action.