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HR 3504 - Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act - National Key Vote

Lloyd Doggett II voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (248-177) - (Key vote)
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Title: Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that amends requirements relating to infants born alive during an abortion.

Highlights:
  • Requires a health care practitioner who is present during an abortion or attempted abortion that results in an infant “born alive” to perform the following procedures (Sec. 3):
    • The health care practitioner exercises the same degree of care as reasonably provided to any infant born at the same gestational age; and
    • The health care practitioner immediately transports and admits the infant to a hospital.
  • Defines “born alive” as the extraction of an infant from his or her mother, at any stage of development, who breathes or has a beating heart, pulsating umbilical cord, or voluntary muscle movement (Sec. 3).
  • Requires a health care practitioner who does not immediately transport and admit an infant born alive to a hospital to be fined or imprisoned for up to 5 years (Sec. 3).
  • Classifies the act of intentionally killing an infant born alive as murder (Sec. 3).
  • Authorizes a woman upon whom an abortion was performed or attempted to file a civil action against an individual who violates the provisions of this bill (Sec. 3).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act

Sponsors

  • Trent Franks (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

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