Key Votes

S 403 - Child Interstate Abortion Notification Act - Key Vote

National Key Votes

Mary Bono Mack voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

Read statements Mary Bono Mack made in this general time period.

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Family

Issues

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Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (264-153) - (Key vote)

Title: Child Interstate Abortion Notification Act

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that criminalizes the transportation of pregnant minors across state lines with the intention of the minor obtaining an abortion, with certain exceptions.

Highlights:
  • Makes it illegal to knowingly transport a pregnant minor across state lines in order to obtain an abortion, as a way to escape state laws requiring parental consent (Sec. 2).
  • Establishes a fine and/or up to one year of imprisonment for anyone who violates this law (Sec. 2).
  • Provides an exception to the law if the life of the pregnant minor is endangered (Sec. 2).
  • Makes it a crime to knowingly transport a minor across state lines to get an abortion after committing incest with a minor (Sec. 2).
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (65-34) - (Key vote)

Title: Child Interstate Abortion Notification Act

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that criminalizes the transportation of pregnant minors across state lines with some exceptions.

Highlights:
  • Makes it illegal to knowingly transport a pregnant minor across state lines in order to obtain an abortion, as a way to escape state laws requiring parental consent (Sec. 2).
  • Establishes a fine and/or up to one year of imprisonment for anyone who violates this law (Sec. 2).
  • Provides an exception to the law if the life of the pregnant minor is endangered (Sec. 2).
  • Makes it a crime to knowingly transport a minor across state lines to get an abortion after committing incest with a minor (Sec. 2).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Child Interstate Abortion Notification Act

Sponsors

  • John Eric Ensign (NV - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors