US HB1080 | 2021-2022 | 117th Congress


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 168-0)
Status: Introduced on February 15 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-04-28 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
Pending: House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


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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Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act


Rep. Christopher Smith [R-NJ]Rep. Robert Aderholt [R-AL]Rep. Rick Allen [R-GA]Rep. Kelly Armstrong [R-ND]
Rep. Jody Arrington [R-TX]Rep. Brian Babin [R-TX]Rep. Don Bacon [R-NE]Rep. Troy Balderson [R-OH]
Rep. Jim Banks [R-IN]Rep. Garland Barr [R-KY]Rep. Jack Bergman [R-MI]Rep. Stephanie Bice [R-OK]
Rep. Andy Biggs [R-AZ]Rep. Gus Bilirakis [R-FL]Rep. Dan Bishop [R-NC]Rep. Lauren Boebert [R-CO]
Rep. Mike Bost [R-IL]Rep. Mo Brooks [R-AL]Rep. Larry Bucshon [R-IN]Rep. Ted Budd [R-NC]
Rep. Tim Burchett [R-TN]Rep. Michael Burgess [R-TX]Rep. Jerry Carl [R-AL]Rep. Earl Carter [R-GA]
Rep. David Cawthorn [R-NC]Rep. Liz Cheney [R-WY]Rep. Michael Cloud [R-TX]Rep. Andrew Clyde [R-GA]
Rep. Warren Davidson [R-OH]Rep. Rodney Davis [R-IL]Rep. Jeff Duncan [R-SC]Rep. Neal Dunn [R-FL]
Rep. Tom Emmer [R-MN]Rep. Ron Estes [R-KS]Rep. Randy Feenstra [R-IA]Rep. Michelle Fischbach [R-MN]
Rep. Jeff Fortenberry [R-NE]Rep. Virginia Foxx [R-NC]Rep. Scott Franklin [R-FL]Rep. Matt Gaetz [R-FL]
Rep. Bob Gibbs [R-OH]Rep. Ernest Gonzales [R-TX]Rep. Anthony Gonzalez [R-OH]Rep. Robert Good [R-VA]
Rep. Garret Graves [R-LA]Rep. Sam Graves [R-MO]Rep. Glenn Grothman [R-WI]Rep. Michael Guest [R-MS]
Rep. Brett Guthrie [R-KY]Rep. James Hagedorn [R-MN]Rep. Andy Harris [R-MD]Rep. Diana Harshbarger [R-TN]
Rep. Vicky Hartzler [R-MO]Rep. Kevin Hern [R-OK]Rep. Yvette Herrell [R-NM]Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler [R-WA]
Rep. Jody Hice [R-GA]Rep. Clay Higgins [R-LA]Rep. French Hill [R-AR]Rep. Ashley Hinson [R-IA]
Rep. Trey Hollingsworth [R-IN]Rep. Richard Hudson [R-NC]Rep. Bill Huizenga [R-MI]Rep. Christopher Jacobs [R-NY]
Rep. Dusty Johnson [R-SD]Rep. Mike Johnson [R-LA]Rep. Jim Jordan [R-OH]Rep. John Joyce [R-PA]
Rep. Mike Kelly [R-PA]Rep. Trent Kelly [R-MS]Rep. Adam Kinzinger [R-IL]Rep. David Kustoff [R-TN]
Rep. Darin LaHood [R-IL]Rep. Doug LaMalfa [R-CA]Rep. Doug Lamborn [R-CO]Rep. Robert Latta [R-OH]
Rep. Jacob Laturner [R-KS]Rep. Debbie Lesko [R-AZ]Rep. Barry Loudermilk [R-GA]Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer [R-MO]
Rep. Nancy Mace [R-SC]Rep. Tracey Mann [R-KS]Rep. Thomas Massie [R-KY]Rep. Brian Mast [R-FL]
Rep. Kevin McCarthy [R-CA]Rep. Lisa McClain [R-MI]Rep. Patrick McHenry [R-NC]Rep. David McKinley [R-WV]
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers [R-WA]Rep. Dan Meuser [R-PA]Rep. Carol Miller [R-WV]Rep. Mary Miller [R-IL]
Rep. John Moolenaar [R-MI]Rep. Alexander Mooney [R-WV]Rep. Barry Moore [R-AL]Rep. Blake Moore [R-UT]
Rep. Greg Murphy [R-NC]Rep. Dan Newhouse [R-WA]Rep. Ralph Norman [R-SC]Rep. Burgess Owens [R-UT]
Rep. Steven Palazzo [R-MS]Rep. Scott Perry [R-PA]Rep. August Pfluger [R-TX]Rep. Bill Posey [R-FL]
Rep. Tom Reed [R-NY]Rep. Guy Reschenthaler [R-PA]Rep. Tom Rice [R-SC]Rep. Harold Rogers [R-KY]
Rep. Mike D. Rogers [R-AL]Rep. John Rose [R-TN]Rep. Matt Rosendale [R-MT]Rep. David Rouzer [R-NC]
Rep. Chip Roy [R-TX]Rep. John Rutherford [R-FL]Rep. Steve Scalise [R-LA]Rep. David Schweikert [R-AZ]
Rep. Austin Scott [R-GA]Rep. Pete Sessions [R-TX]Rep. Michael Simpson [R-ID]Rep. Jason Smith [R-MO]
Rep. Lloyd Smucker [R-PA]Rep. Pete Stauber [R-MN]Rep. Bryan Steil [R-WI]Rep. Greg Steube [R-FL]
Rep. Chris Stewart [R-UT]Rep. Steve Stivers [R-OH]Rep. Nicholas Taylor [R-TX]Rep. Glenn Thompson [R-PA]
Rep. Ann Wagner [R-MO]Rep. Tim Walberg [R-MI]Rep. Jackie Walorski [R-IN]Rep. Michael Waltz [R-FL]
Rep. Randy Weber [R-TX]Rep. Brad Wenstrup [R-OH]Rep. Bruce Westerman [R-AR]Rep. Roger Williams [R-TX]
Rep. Joe Wilson [R-SC]Rep. Robert Wittman [R-VA]Rep. Steve Womack [R-AR]Rep. Don Young [R-AK]
Rep. Ken Buck [R-CO]Rep. Fred Keller [R-PA]Rep. Morgan Griffith [R-VA]Rep. Russ Fulcher [R-ID]
Rep. Jeff Van Drew [R-NJ]Rep. Gary Palmer [R-AL]Rep. Kat Cammack [R-FL]Rep. Ben Cline [R-VA]
Rep. Michael Turner [R-OH]Rep. Troy Nehls [R-TX]Rep. Eric Crawford [R-AR]Rep. Gregory Pence [R-IN]
Rep. Julia Letlow [R-LA]Rep. Kevin Brady [R-TX]Rep. Billy Long [R-MO]Rep. Mark Green [R-TN]
Rep. Steve Chabot [R-OH]Rep. David Joyce [R-OH]Rep. Lee Zeldin [R-NY]Rep. William Timmons [R-SC]
Rep. Tom Cole [R-OK]Rep. Scott Fitzgerald [R-WI]Rep. John Carter [R-TX]Rep. Dan Crenshaw [R-TX]
Rep. Jake Ellzey [R-TX]Rep. Elise Stefanik [R-NY]Rep. Bill Johnson [R-OH]Rep. Daniel Webster [R-FL]


2021-04-28HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
2021-02-15HouseReferred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
2021-02-15HouseIntroduced in House

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SB61 (Related) 2021-01-27 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.


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