Summary: H.R.4536 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (02/11/2016)

Protecting the Dignity of Unborn Children Act of 2016

This bill amends the federal criminal code to make it a crime to recklessly dispose of or abandon fetal remains in a landfill or in any navigable waters of the United States.

The term "fetal remains" means any part (except a cremated part) of a deceased human fetus following an abortion.

A violator is subject to a fine, up to three years in prison, or both.