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S.583: A bill to implement equal protection under the 14th article of amendment to the Constitution for the right to life of each born and preborn human person.

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Sponsor Rand Paul, R-Ky.
Total Cosponsors 21 (All Republicans)
Introduced March 14, 2013
Latest Major Action March 18, 2013
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Bill Summary

Life at Conception Act of 2013 - Declares that the right to life guaranteed by the Constitution is vested in each human being beginning at the moment of fertilization, cloning, or other moment at which an individual comes into being. Prohibits construing this Act to require the prosecution of any woman for the death of her unborn child.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
March 18, 2013 Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 30.
March 14, 2013 Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.