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Protecting Life and Integrity in Research Act of 2019 (H.R. 573)

This law was last updated on Sep 18, 2019

This law is Anti–Choice




H.R. 573




Jan 15, 2019


Fetal Tissue, Human Embryo and Fetal Research

Full Bill Text

H.R. 573 would prohibit the Secretary of Health and Human Services from conducting or supporting any research involving human fetal tissue that is obtained from an induced abortion.

The bill would prohibit the solicitation or knowing acquisition, receipt, or acceptance of a donation of human fetal tissue knowing that the pregnancy was deliberately initiated to provide such tissue; or the tissue was obtained from an induced abortion.

Related Legislation

Identical to H.R. 1895, which failed to pass during the 2017-2018 legislative session.

Latest Action

1/15/19 – Introduced; referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

1/25/19 – Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.