S.311: Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act

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March 10, 2019 6th

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Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act This 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...

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Feb. 25

Cloture on the motion to proceed not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 53 - 44. Record Vote Number: 27. (CR S1422)

Feb. 25
Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate. (CR S1414)
Feb. 14
Cloture motion on the motion to proceed to the consideration of measure presented in Senate.
Feb. 14
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
Feb. 14
Cloture motion on the motion to proceed to the consideration of measure presented in Senate. (CR S1364)
Feb. 14
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate. (CR S1364)
Feb. 4
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 17.
Jan. 31
Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
Jan. 31

Introduced in the Senate by Ben Sasse (R-Neb.)

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