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Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

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A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to protect pain-capable unborn children, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
10/05/2017Introduced in Senate

All Actions (1)

Date
10/05/2017Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Action By: Senate

Cosponsors (48)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Lankford, James [R-OK]* 10/05/2017
Sen. Blunt, Roy [R-MO]* 10/05/2017
Sen. Hatch, Orrin G. [R-UT]* 10/05/2017
Sen. McCain, John [R-AZ]* 10/05/2017
Sen. Daines, Steve [R-MT]* 10/05/2017
Sen. Scott, Tim [R-SC]* 10/05/2017
Sen. Grassley, Chuck [R-IA]* 10/05/2017
Sen. Inhofe, James M. [R-OK]* 10/05/2017
Sen. Cruz, Ted [R-TX]* 10/05/2017
Sen. Lee, Mike [R-UT]* 10/05/2017
Sen. Portman, Rob [R-OH]* 10/05/2017
Sen. Moran, Jerry [R-KS]* 10/05/2017
Sen. Sasse, Ben [R-NE]* 10/05/2017
Sen. Boozman, John [R-AR]* 10/05/2017
Sen. Perdue, David [R-GA]* 10/05/2017
Sen. Cassidy, Bill [R-LA]* 10/05/2017
Sen. Tillis, Thom [R-NC]* 10/05/2017
Sen. Cochran, Thad [R-MS]* 10/05/2017
Sen. Ernst, Joni [R-IA]* 10/05/2017
Sen. McConnell, Mitch [R-KY]* 10/05/2017
Sen. Rounds, Mike [R-SD]* 10/05/2017
Sen. Roberts, Pat [R-KS]* 10/05/2017
Sen. Cotton, Tom [R-AR]* 10/05/2017
Sen. Wicker, Roger F. [R-MS]* 10/05/2017
Sen. Risch, James E. [R-ID]* 10/05/2017
Sen. Paul, Rand [R-KY]* 10/05/2017
Sen. Cornyn, John [R-TX]* 10/05/2017
Sen. Burr, Richard [R-NC]* 10/05/2017
Sen. Strange, Luther [R-AL]* 10/05/2017
Sen. Barrasso, John [R-WY]* 10/05/2017
Sen. Fischer, Deb [R-NE]* 10/05/2017
Sen. Isakson, Johnny [R-GA]* 10/05/2017
Sen. Thune, John [R-SD]* 10/05/2017
Sen. Johnson, Ron [R-WI]* 10/05/2017
Sen. Shelby, Richard C. [R-AL]* 10/05/2017
Sen. Flake, Jeff [R-AZ]* 10/05/2017
Sen. Enzi, Michael B. [R-WY]* 10/05/2017
Sen. Young, Todd C. [R-IN]* 10/05/2017
Sen. Sullivan, Dan [R-AK]* 10/05/2017
Sen. Rubio, Marco [R-FL]* 10/05/2017
Sen. Kennedy, John [R-LA]* 10/05/2017
Sen. Corker, Bob [R-TN]* 10/05/2017
Sen. Crapo, Mike [R-ID]* 10/05/2017
Sen. Hoeven, John [R-ND]* 10/05/2017
Sen. Toomey, Pat [R-PA]* 10/05/2017
Sen. Heller, Dean [R-NV] 10/16/2017
Sen. Alexander, Lamar [R-TN] 01/25/2018
Sen. Hyde-Smith, Cindy [R-MS] 11/15/2018

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
Senate Judiciary10/05/2017 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (10/05/2017)

Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

This bill amends the federal criminal code to make it a crime for any person to perform or attempt to perform an abortion if the probable post-fertilization age of the fetus is 20 weeks or more.

A violator is subject to criminal penalties—a fine, up to five years in prison, or both.

The bill provides exceptions for an abortion: (1) that is necessary to save the life of the pregnant woman, or (2) when the pregnancy is the result of rape or incest. A physician who performs or attempts to perform an abortion under an exception must comply with specified requirements.

A woman who undergoes a prohibited abortion may not be prosecuted for violating or conspiring to violate the provisions of this bill.