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H.R.4698: Every Child is a Blessing Act of 2014
About this Bill
|This bill was introduced in the||113th Congress|
|This bill is primarily about||law|
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|Sponsor||Steven Palazzo, R-Miss.|
|Total Cosponsors||53 (2 Democrats, 51 Republicans)|
|Introduced||May 21, 2014|
|Latest Major Action||July 21, 2014|
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- Bill introduced in the House
- Bill passed in the House
- Bill passed in the Senate
- Bill signed into law
Every Child is a Blessing Act of 2014 - Prohibits recovery of damages in certain civil actions based on a claim that, but for the conduct of the defendant, a child, once conceived, would not or should not have been born.
Makes such prohibition applicable to claims based on a child's disability, defect, abnormality, race, sex, or other inborn characteristic.
Bars such prohibition from being construed to: (1) provide a defense against charges of intentional misrepresentation in state proceedings regulating the professional practices of health care providers and practitioners; (2) provide a defense in any criminal action, including cases of rape or incest; or (3) limit damages in cases where the conduct of the defendant caused personal injury or death to the child or gestational mother.
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|July 21, 2014||Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.|
|May 21, 2014||Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.|