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Passed House amended (10/07/2015)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the House reported version is repeated here.)

Establishes a Select Investigative Panel of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

(Sec. 3) Requires the Panel to investigate and report on:

  • medical procedures and business practices used by entities involved in fetal tissue procurement;
  • any other relevant matters with respect to such procurement;
  • federal funding and support for abortion providers;
  • the practices of providers of second and third trimester abortions, including partial birth abortion and procedures that may lead to a child born alive as a result of an attempted abortion;
  • medical procedures for the care of a child born alive as a result of an attempted abortion; and
  • any changes in law or regulation necessary resulting from such findings.

(Sec. 6) Terminates the Panel 30 days after filing its final report.