US HB6465 | 2021-2022 | 117th Congress


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 31-0)
Status: Introduced on January 20 2022 - 25% progression
Action: 2022-01-20 - Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Creates new federal crimes related to the performance of sex-selection abortions (i.e., abortions based on the sex or gender of an unborn child). It subjects a violator to criminal penalties—a fine, a prison term of up to five years, or both. It also authorizes civil remedies, including damages and injunctive relief. A woman who undergoes a sex-selection abortion may not be prosecuted or held civilly liable.

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2022-01-20HouseReferred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
2022-01-20HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

SB86 (Related) 2021-01-28 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.


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