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Short Titles as Introduced

Sanctity of Human Life Act

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To provide that human life shall be deemed to begin with fertilization.

Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
01/03/2013Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

Date All Actions
01/25/2013Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
01/03/2013Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/03/2013Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (40)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Franks, Trent [R-AZ-2]* 01/03/2013
Rep. Palazzo, Steven M. [R-MS-4]* 01/03/2013
Rep. Huelskamp, Tim [R-KS-1]* 01/03/2013
Rep. Rogers, Harold [R-KY-5]* 01/03/2013
Rep. Terry, Lee [R-NE-2]* 01/03/2013
Rep. Carter, John R. [R-TX-31]* 01/03/2013
Rep. Westmoreland, Lynn A. [R-GA-3]* 01/03/2013
Rep. Farenthold, Blake [R-TX-27]* 01/03/2013
Rep. Jones, Walter B., Jr. [R-NC-3]* 01/03/2013
Rep. Roe, David P. [R-TN-1]* 01/03/2013
Rep. Gibbs, Bob [R-OH-18]* 01/03/2013
Rep. Gingrey, Phil [R-GA-11]* 01/03/2013
Rep. Roby, Martha [R-AL-2]* 01/03/2013
Rep. Pearce, Stevan [R-NM-2]* 01/03/2013
Rep. Ryan, Paul [R-WI-1]* 01/03/2013
Rep. Conaway, K. Michael [R-TX-11]* 01/03/2013
Rep. Fleming, John [R-LA-4]* 01/03/2013
Rep. Kline, John [R-MN-2] 01/04/2013
Rep. Ellmers, Renee L. [R-NC-2] 01/14/2013
Rep. Stockman, Steve [R-TX-36] 01/14/2013
Rep. Duncan, Jeff [R-SC-3] 01/14/2013
Rep. Collins, Doug [R-GA-9] 01/14/2013
Rep. Luetkemeyer, Blaine [R-MO-3] 01/14/2013
Rep. Johnson, Bill [R-OH-6] 01/15/2013
Rep. Bishop, Rob [R-UT-1] 01/15/2013
Rep. Miller, Gary G. [R-CA-31] 01/15/2013
Rep. Long, Billy [R-MO-7] 01/22/2013
Rep. Pompeo, Mike [R-KS-4] 01/22/2013
Rep. Duncan, John J., Jr. [R-TN-2] 01/23/2013
Rep. Wittman, Robert J. [R-VA-1] 01/23/2013
Rep. Latta, Robert E. [R-OH-5] 01/25/2013
Rep. Gohmert, Louie [R-TX-1] 01/25/2013
Rep. Rokita, Todd [R-IN-4] 01/25/2013
Rep. Wenstrup, Brad R. [R-OH-2] 03/04/2013
Rep. Crawford, Eric A. "Rick" [R-AR-1] 03/18/2013
Rep. Bridenstine, Jim [R-OK-1] 03/19/2013
Rep. Kingston, Jack [R-GA-1] 05/15/2013
Rep. Wilson, Joe [R-SC-2] 06/20/2013
Rep. Bilirakis, Gus M. [R-FL-12] 08/02/2013
Rep. Yoho, Ted S. [R-FL-3] 09/09/2013

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Judiciary01/03/2013 Referred to
House Judiciary Subcommittee on Constitution and Civil Justice01/25/2013 Referred to

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Subjects (2)

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Introduced in House (01/03/2013)

Sanctity of Human Life Act - Declares that: (1) the right to life guaranteed by the Constitution is vested in each human and is the person's paramount and most fundamental right; (2) each human life begins with fertilization, cloning, or its functional equivalent, at which time every human has all legal and constitutional attributes and privileges of personhood; and (3) Congress, each state, the District of Columbia, and all U.S. territories have the authority to protect all human lives.