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Child Custody Protection Act of 2019 (S. 194)

This law was last updated on Sep 13, 2019


This law is Anti–Choice

State

Federal

Number

S. 194

Status

Proposed

Proposed

Jan 19, 2019

Topics

Parental Involvement

Full Bill Text

www.congress.gov

S. 194 would make it a crime to knowingly transport a minor to another state to obtain an abortion without satisfying a parental involvement law in the minor’s resident state.

The bill provides an exception for an abortion that is necessary to save the life of a minor whose life is endangered by a physical disorder, illness, or condition.

A person who violates this law would be subject to criminal penalties—a fine, up to one year in prison, or both. 

This bill prohibits an individual who has committed incest with a minor from knowingly transporting the minor across a state line to receive an abortion.


Related Legislation

Companion bill to H.R. 2817 and similar to H.R. 611/S. 119.

Identical to S. 1173 and similar to H.R. 692/S. 224, all of which failed to pass during the 2017-2018 legislative session.

Identical to S. 201 and similar to H.R. 803/S. 404, all of which failed to pass during the 2015-2016 legislative session.

Identical to S. 32 and similar to H.R. 732/S. 369, all of which failed to pass during the 2013-2014 legislative session.


Latest Action

1/19/19 – Introduced; referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.


People

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