Summary: H.R.2373 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.2373. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (04/25/2019)

Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act of 2019 or the PRENDA Act of 2019

This bill creates new federal crimes related to the performance of sex-selection abortions (i.e., abortions based on the sex or gender of an unborn child).

It subjects a violator to criminal penalties—a fine, a prison term of up to five years, or both.

It also authorizes civil remedies, including damages and injunctive relief.

A woman who undergoes a sex-selection abortion may not be prosecuted or held civilly liable.