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H.R.3601: Parental Notification and Intervention Act of 2013

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about civil rights and liberties, minority issues
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Sponsor Louie Gohmert, R-Texas
Total Cosponsors 31 (All Republicans)
Introduced Nov. 21, 2013
Latest Major Action Jan. 9, 2014
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Bill Summary

Parental Notification and Intervention Act of 2013 - Prohibits any person or organization in or affecting interstate or foreign commerce, or who solicits or accepts federal funds, from performing, permitting facilities to be used to perform, or assisting in the performance of an abortion on an unemancipated minor unless: (1) written notification is provided to the parents of the minor informing them that an abortion has been requested, unless there is clear and convincing evidence of physical abuse of the minor by such parent; (2) there is compliance with a 96-hour waiting period after any required notice has been received by the parents; and (3) there is compliance with any injunction granted by a federal district court if a notified parent initiates a judicial intervention process to enjoin the abortion. Prescribes penalties of not more than a $100,000 fine and/or imprisonment for not more than one year for each willful violation.

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(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Jan. 9, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
Jan. 9, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.
Nov. 21, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.