S.J.Res.17 - A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States for the protection of unborn children and for other purposes.97th Congress (1981-1982)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Garn, E. J. (Jake) [R-UT] (Introduced 01/22/1981)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 12/16/1981 Subcommittee on Constitution. Hearings held. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.J.Res.17 — 97th Congress (1981-1982)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (01/22/1981)
Constitutional Amendment - Defines "person" to include the unborn for the purpose of the right to life guarantee.
Makes such amendment inapplicable to laws permitting medical procedures required to prevent the death of the mother.