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HR 1122 - Partial-Birth/Late-Term Abortion bill - Key Vote

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Nancy Pelosi voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Veto Override Failed (Senate) (64-36) - (Key vote)

Title: Partial-Birth/Late-Term Abortion bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits any individual from knowingly performing a procedure, in which a fetus is partially delivered before it is aborted, unless the life of the woman is endangered by a physical disorder, illness, or injury.

Highlights:
  • Imposes fines or up to 2 years in prison for those who knowingly perform the procedure.
  • Allows accused doctor to seek hearing before the State Medical Board.
  • Allows woman's husband to seek damages from the doctor who performed the procedure through civil suit, unless the pregnancy resulted from his criminal conduct.
  • Allow woman's parents, if the woman is under the age of 18, to seek damages from the doctor who performed the procedure through civil suit, unless the pregnancy resulted from their criminal conduct.
  • Prohibits prosecution of the woman on whom the abortion is performed.
Note:

NOTE: A TWO-THIRDS MAJORITY OF THOSE PRESENT AND VOTING IS REQUIRED TO OVERRIDE A PRESIDENTIAL VETO.

Legislation - Veto Override Passed (House) (296-132) - (Key vote)

Title: Partial-Birth/Late-Term Abortion bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits any individual from knowingly performing a procedure, in which a fetus is partially delivered before it is aborted, unless the life of the woman is endangered by a physical disorder, illness, or injury.

Highlights:
  • Imposes fines or up to 2 years in prison for those who knowingly perform the procedure.
  • Allows accused doctor to seek hearing before the State Medical Board.
  • Allows woman's husband to seek damages from the doctor who performed the procedure through civil suit, unless the pregnancy resulted from his criminal conduct.
  • Allow woman's parents, if the woman is under the age of 18, to seek damages from the doctor who performed the procedure through civil suit, unless the pregnancy resulted from their criminal conduct.
  • Prohibits prosecution of the woman on whom the abortion is performed.
Note:

NOTE: A TWO-THIRDS MAJORITY OF THOSE PRESENT AND VOTING IS REQUIRED TO OVERRIDE A PRESIDENTIAL VETO.

Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -
Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (296-132) - (Key vote)

Title: Partial-Birth/Late-Term Abortion bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits any individual from knowingly performing a procedure, in which a fetus is partially delivered before it is aborted, unless the life of the woman is endangered by a physical disorder, illness, or injury.

Highlights:
  • Imposes fines or up to 2 years in prison for those who knowingly perform the procedure.
  • Allows accused doctor to seek hearing before the State Medical Board.
  • Allows woman's husband to seek damages from the doctor who performed the procedure through civil suit, unless the pregnancy resulted from his criminal conduct.
  • Allows woman's parents, if the woman is under the age of 18, to seek damages from the doctor who performed the procedure through civil suit, unless the pregnancy resulted from their criminal conduct.
  • Prohibits prosecution of women on whom the abortion is performed.
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (64-36) - (Key vote)

Title: Partial-Birth/Late-Term Abortion bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits any individual from knowingly performing a procedure, in which a fetus is partially delivered before it is aborted, unless the life of the woman is endangered by a physical disorder, illness, or injury.

Highlights:
  • Imposes fines or up to 2 years in prison for those who knowingly perform the procedure.
  • Allows accused doctor to seek hearing before the State Medical Board.
  • Allows woman's husband to seek damages from the doctor who performed the procedure through civil suit, unless the pregnancy resulted from his criminal conduct.
  • Allows woman's parents, if the woman is under the age of 18, to seek damages from the doctor who performed the procedure through civil suit, unless the pregnancy resulted from their criminal conduct.
  • Prohibits prosecution of women on whom the abortion is performed.
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (295-136) - (Key vote)

Title: Partial-Birth/Late-Term Abortion bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits any individual from knowingly performing a procedure, in which a fetus is partially delivered before it is aborted, unless the life of the woman is endangered by a physical disorder, illness, or injury.

Highlights:
  • Imposes fines or up to 2 years in prison for those who knowingly perform the procedure.
  • Allows woman's husband to seek damages from the doctor who performed the procedure through civil suit, unless the pregnancy resulted from his criminal conduct.
  • Allows woman's parents, if the woman is under the age of 18, to seek damages from the doctor who performed the procedure through civil suit, unless the pregnancy resulted from their criminal conduct.
  • Prohibits prosecution of the woman on whom the abortion is performed.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Partial-Birth/Late-Term Abortion bill

Sponsors

  • Gerald B.H. 'Jerry' Solomon (NY - R) (Out Of Office)
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