Summary: H.R.4857 — 98th Congress (1983-1984)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (02/09/1984)

Relief of Pain in the Human Fetus During Abortion Act - Amends the Federal criminal code to make it a Federal offense for any person to perform an abortion on a woman without informing her of the availability of anesthetics or analgesics to abolish or alleviate any pain caused to the fetus. Provides for a fine of not more than $1,000. Establishes exceptions where a medical emergency exists or where such use would decrease the possibility of survival of the fetus outside of the woman.