S.86 - PRENDA117th Congress (2021-2022) |
|Sponsor:||Sen. Kennedy, John [R-LA] (Introduced 01/28/2021)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 01/28/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.86 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (01/28/2021)
Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act or PRENDA
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.