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Protecting the Dignity of Unborn Children Act of 2019 (H.R. 671)

This law was last updated on Sep 18, 2019


This law is Anti–Choice

State

Federal

Number

H.R. 671

Status

Proposed

Proposed

Jan 17, 2019

Sponsors

Co-sponsors: 42
Primary Sponsors: 1
Total Sponsors: 43

Topics

Fetal Tissue

Full Bill Text

www.congress.gov

H.R. 671 would make it a crime to recklessly dispose of or abandon fetal remains in a landfill or in any navigable waters of the United States.

The bill defines “fetal remains” to mean any part—except a cremated part—of a deceased human fetus following an abortion.

A person who violates this provision would be subject to a fine, up to three years in prison, or both.


Related Legislation

Identical to H.R. 5637 (2018), H.R. 718 (2017) and H.R. 4536 (2016), all of which failed to pass.


Latest Action

1/17/19 – Introduced; referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

3/4/19 – Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.


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