H.R.8297: Ensuring Access to Abortion Act of 2022

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182 (All Democrats)

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Ensuring Women's Right to Reproductive Freedom Act This bill prohibits anyone acting under state law from interfering with a person's ability to access out-of-state abortion services. (Abortion services includes the use of any drugs that are approved to terminate pregnancies and any health care services related to an abortion, whether or not provided at the same time or on the same day.) Specifically, the bill prohibits any person acting under...

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Date Description
July 18, 2022
Received in the Senate.
July 15, 2022
On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 223 - 205 (Roll no. 362).
July 15, 2022
Considered as unfinished business.
July 15, 2022
Mr. Johnson (LA) moved to recommit to the Committee on Energy and Commerce.
July 15, 2022
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 1224.
July 15, 2022
On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 223 - 205 (Roll no. 362). (text: CR H6647)
July 15, 2022
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H6661-6663)
July 15, 2022
Mr. Johnson (LA) moved to recommit to the Committee on Energy and Commerce. (text: CR H6659-6660)
July 15, 2022
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 1224. (consideration: CR H6647-6660)
July 15, 2022
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
July 15, 2022
On motion to recommit Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 209 - 219 (Roll no. 361).
July 15, 2022
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on H.R. 8297, the Chair put the question on the Johnson(LA) motion to recommit and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Johnson (LA) demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings until a time to be announced.
July 15, 2022
The previous question on the motion to recommit was ordered pursuant to clause 2(b) of rule XIX.
July 15, 2022
The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
July 15, 2022
DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 8297.
July 15, 2022
Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 7900, S. 3373, H.R. 8296, H.R. 8297 and H.R. 6538 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit. Measure will be considered read. Specified amendments are in order.
July 13, 2022
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 1224 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 7900, S. 3373, H.R. 8296, H.R. 8297 and H.R. 6538 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit. Measure will be considered read. Specified amendments are in order.
July 7, 2022
Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
July 7, 2022

Introduced in the House by Lizzie Fletcher (D-Texas)

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