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H.R.447: Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act (PRENDA) of 2013
About this Bill
|This bill was introduced in the||113th Congress|
|This bill is primarily about||crime and law enforcement|
|You can||read the bill|
|Sponsor||Trent Franks, R-Ariz.|
|Total Cosponsors||119 (3 Democrats, 116 Republicans)|
|Introduced||Feb. 1, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||Feb. 28, 2013|
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- Bill introduced in the House
- Bill passed in the House
- Bill passed in the Senate
- Bill signed into law
Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act (PRENDA) of 2013 - Imposes criminal penalties on anyone who knowingly or knowingly attempts to: (1) perform an abortion knowing that the abortion is sought based on the sex, gender, color or race of the child, or the race of a parent; (2) use force or the threat of force to intentionally injure or intimidate any person for the purpose of coercing a sex-selection or race-selection abortion; (3) solicit or accept funds for the performance of such an abortion; or (4) transport a woman into the United States or across a state line for the purpose of obtaining such an abortion.
Requires such violations or attempted violations to result in fines under the federal criminal code, imprisonment for up to five years, or both.
Authorizes civil actions, for verifiable money damages for injuries and punitive damages, by: (1) fathers, or maternal grandparents if the mother is an unemancipated minor, of unborn children who are the subject of an aborti...
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|Feb. 28, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice.|
|Feb. 1, 2013||Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.|