US HB6300 | 2021-2022 | 117th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 12-0)
Status: Introduced on December 16 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-12-16 - Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
Pending: House Ways And Means Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Imposes a 100% tax on amounts received as statutory damages under a state bounty statute. A bounty statute is a statute that authorizes a person to file a civil action and collect damages for assisting another person in exercising the right to have an abortion. The bill also directs the Department of the Treasury to award a grant to any person who pays or incurs amounts under a court order resulting from a suit filed under a bounty statute, including the amount paid or incurred as statutory damages and reasonable attorney's fees.

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Title

Stopping Abortion Bounties Act

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History

DateChamberAction
2021-12-16HouseReferred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
2021-12-16HouseIntroduced in House

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