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Dismemberment Abortion Ban Act of 2019

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A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit dismemberment abortions, and for other purposes.


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04/04/2019Introduced in Senate

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04/04/2019Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
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Senate Judiciary04/04/2019 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (04/04/2019)

Dismemberment Abortion Ban Act of 2019

This bill establishes a new criminal offense that prohibits a physician from knowingly performing a dismemberment abortion. It provides a definition of the term "dismemberment abortion."

A physician who performs a dismemberment abortion is subject to a criminal fine, up to two years in prison, or both, unless the dismemberment abortion was necessary to save the mother's life.

A woman or a parent of a minor who undergoes a dismemberment abortion may file a civil action for damages against an individual who violates this bill.

The legislation bars the criminal prosecution of a woman who undergoes a dismemberment abortion for conspiracy to violate the provisions of this bill, for being a principal or an accessory after the fact, or for concealing a dismemberment abortion.