H.R.956: Saving Children Act

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Bill Summary

Saving Children Act This bill establishes a new criminal offense that prohibits a physician from knowingly performing a dismemberment abortion. It provides a definition of the term "dismemberment abortion." A physician who performs a dismemberment abortion is subject to a criminal fine, up to two years in prison, or both, unless the dismemberment abortion was necessary to save the mother's life. A woman or a parent of a minor who undergoes a...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
March 22
Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
Feb. 4
Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Feb. 4

Introduced in the House by Debbie Lesko (R-Ariz.)

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