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Key Votes

S 3 - Prohibit Partial-Birth/Late Term Abortion bill - Key Vote

National Key Votes

Bob Menendez voted Nay (Conference Report Vote) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) - Became Public Law No. 108-105 -
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (64-34) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibit Partial-Birth/Late Term Abortion bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that prohibits any individual from knowingly performing the procedure known as intact dilation and extraction, in which a fetus/unborn child is partially delivered before it is aborted.

Highlights:
  • Permits the procedure if the life of the woman were in danger.
  • Penalizes anyone who illegally performed the procedure with fines and up to two years imprisonment.
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (281-142) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibit Partial-Birth/Late Term Abortion bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that prohibits any individual from knowingly performing the procedure known as intact dilation and extraction, in which a fetus/unborn child is partially delivered before it is aborted.

Highlights:
  • Permits the procedure if the life of the woman were in danger.
  • Penalizes anyone who illegally performed the procedure with fines and up to two years imprisonment.
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) -
Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

NOTE: THIS VOTE PASSED BY UNANIMOUS CONSENT, MEANING NO MEMBER OBJECTED TO THE PASSAGE OF THE VOTE. THIS DOES NOT NECESSARILY INDICATE THAT ALL MEMBERS FAVORED THE VOTE'S OUTCOME.

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (64-33) -
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Prohibit Partial-Birth/Late Term Abortion bill

Sponsors

  • Richard J. 'Rick' Santorum (PA - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

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