US HB555 | 2021-2022 | 117th Congress


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 35-0)
Status: Introduced on January 28 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-03-05 - 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 recklessly disposing of or abandoning fetal remains in a landfill or in any navigable waters of the United States. The term fetal remains means any part (except a cremated part) of a deceased human fetus following an abortion. A violator is subject to a fine, up to three years in prison, or both.

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Protecting the Dignity of Unborn Children Act of 2021



2021-03-05HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
2021-01-28HouseReferred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
2021-01-28HouseIntroduced in House


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