H.R.718 - Protecting the Dignity of Unborn Children Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Tiberi, Patrick J. [R-OH-12] (Introduced 01/27/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 02/14/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.718 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/27/2017)
Protecting the Dignity of Unborn Children Act of 2017
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.