US SB75 | 2021-2022 | 117th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 23-0)
Status: Introduced on January 28 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-01-28 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Pending: Senate Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Creates new federal crimes related to the performance of an abortion on an unborn child who has Down syndrome. 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 such an abortion may not be prosecuted or held civilly liable.

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Title

Protecting Individuals with Down Syndrome Act

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History

DateChamberAction
2021-01-28SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Same As/Similar To

HB532 (Same As) 2021-03-05 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

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