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Titles (2)

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Short Titles - House of Representatives

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
01/17/2017Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

Date All Actions
02/06/2017Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
01/17/2017Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/17/2017Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (36)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Allen, Rick W. [R-GA-12]* 01/17/2017
Rep. Carter, Earl L. "Buddy" [R-GA-1]* 01/17/2017
Rep. Collins, Doug [R-GA-9]* 01/17/2017
Rep. Crawford, Eric A. "Rick" [R-AR-1]* 01/17/2017
Rep. Duncan, Jeff [R-SC-3]* 01/17/2017
Rep. Farenthold, Blake [R-TX-27]* 01/17/2017
Rep. Ferguson, A. Drew, IV [R-GA-3]* 01/17/2017
Rep. Franks, Trent [R-AZ-8]* 01/17/2017
Rep. Graves, Tom [R-GA-14]* 01/17/2017
Rep. Grothman, Glenn [R-WI-6]* 01/17/2017
Rep. Johnson, Bill [R-OH-6]* 01/17/2017
Rep. Latta, Robert E. [R-OH-5]* 01/17/2017
Rep. Long, Billy [R-MO-7]* 01/17/2017
Rep. Loudermilk, Barry [R-GA-11]* 01/17/2017
Rep. Olson, Pete [R-TX-22]* 01/17/2017
Rep. Roe, David P. [R-TN-1]* 01/17/2017
Rep. Russell, Steve [R-OK-5]* 01/17/2017
Rep. Scott, Austin [R-GA-8]* 01/17/2017
Rep. Wilson, Joe [R-SC-2]* 01/17/2017
Rep. Woodall, Rob [R-GA-7]* 01/17/2017
Rep. Brat, Dave [R-VA-7] 01/23/2017
Rep. Pittenger, Robert [R-NC-9] 01/23/2017
Rep. Rokita, Todd [R-IN-4] 01/23/2017
Rep. Labrador, Raul R. [R-ID-1] 01/31/2017
Rep. Gohmert, Louie [R-TX-1] 01/31/2017
Rep. DesJarlais, Scott [R-TN-4] 02/09/2017
Rep. Jones, Walter B., Jr. [R-NC-3] 02/15/2017
Rep. Meadows, Mark [R-NC-11] 02/15/2017
Rep. Wittman, Robert J. [R-VA-1] 03/02/2017
Rep. Budd, Ted [R-NC-13] 05/22/2017
Rep. Cole, Tom [R-OK-4] 06/13/2017
Rep. Norman, Ralph [R-SC-5] 09/26/2017
Rep. King, Steve [R-IA-4] 10/10/2017
Rep. Garrett, Thomas A., Jr. [R-VA-5] 01/09/2018
Rep. Biggs, Andy [R-AZ-5] 01/30/2018
Rep. Mooney, Alexander X. [R-WV-2] 02/16/2018

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
House Judiciary01/17/2017 Referred to
House Judiciary Subcommittee on Constitution and Civil Justice02/06/2017 Referred to

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Subjects (2)

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Introduced in House (01/17/2017)

Sanctity of Human Life Act

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