H.R.671: Protecting the Dignity of Unborn Children Act of 2019

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Bill Summary

Protecting the Dignity of Unborn Children Act of 2019 This bill establishes a new criminal offense for recklessly disposing of or abandoning fetal remains in a landfill or in any navigable waters of the United States. The term "fetal remains" means any part (except a cremated part) of a deceased human fetus following an abortion. A violator is subject to a fine, up to three years in prison, or both.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

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Bill Actions

Date Description
March 4
Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
Jan. 17
Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Jan. 17

Introduced in the House by Robert E. Latta (R-Ohio)

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