US SB3275 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 48-0)
Status: Introduced on February 11 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-02-25 - Cloture on the motion to proceed to the measure not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 53 - 44. Record Vote Number: 57. (CR S1136)
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act This bill establishes a new criminal offense for performing or attempting to perform an abortion if the probable post-fertilization age of the fetus is 20 weeks or more. A violator is subject to criminal penalties—a fine, a prison term of up to five years, or both. The bill provides exceptions for an abortion (1) that is necessary to save the life of the pregnant woman, or (2) when the pregnancy is the result of rape or incest. A physician who performs or attempts to perform an abortion under an exception must comply with specified requirements. A woman who undergoes a prohibited abortion may not be prosecuted for violating or conspiring to violate the provisions of this bill.

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Title

Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

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Roll Calls

2020-02-25 - Senate - Cloture on the motion to proceed to the measure RC# 57 (Y: 53 N: 44 NV: 0 Abs: 3) [FAIL]

History

DateChamberAction
2020-02-25SenateCloture on the motion to proceed to the measure not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 53 - 44. Record Vote Number: 57. (CR S1136)
2020-02-25SenateMotion to proceed to measure considered in Senate. (CR S1129)
2020-02-13SenateMotion to proceed to consideration of measure withdrawn in Senate. (CR S1062)
2020-02-13SenateCloture motion on the motion to proceed to the measure presented in Senate. (CR S1062)
2020-02-13SenateMotion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate. (CR S1062)
2020-02-12SenateRead the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 420.
2020-02-11SenateIntroduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.

Same As/Similar To

HB784 (Related) 2019-03-05 - Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties.
SB160 (Related) 2019-04-09 - Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.

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