H.R.962: Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act

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189 (4 Democrats, 185 Republicans)

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Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection ActThis bill establishes requirements for the degree of care a health care practitioner must exercise in the event a child is born alive following an abortion or attempted abortion. A health care practitioner who is present must (1) exercise the same degree of care as reasonably provided to another child born alive at the same gestational age, and (2) immediately admit the child to a hospital. The bill...

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Date Description
March 22
Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
Feb. 5
Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Feb. 5

Introduced in the House by Ann Wagner (R-Mo.)

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