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HR 6099 - Abortion Pain Bill - Key Vote

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Richard Hugh Baker voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Failed (House) (250-162) - (Key vote)

Title: Abortion Pain Bill

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to suspend the rules and pass a bill that outlines several protocols that abortion providers must follow before performing an abortion on a fetus/unborn child that is 20 or more weeks into development.

Highlights:
  • Requires the physician to provide the woman with the following information or material (Sec. 3):
    • The approximate age of the fetus;
    • The "Unborn Child Pain Awareness Brochure";
    • The possibility that drugs administered to the mother may not prevent pain for the fetus; and
    • Risks and costs associated with the use of pain-reducing drugs.
  • Requires the "Unborn Child Pain Awareness Brochure" to state that (Sec. 3):
    • Evidence exists suggesting fetuses 20 weeks or more into development are capable of experiencing pain;
    • The woman may request pain-reducing drugs for the fetus; and
    • There may be additional risks associated with the use of some pain-reducing drugs.
  • Allows the woman to waive receipt of the brochure by signing an "Unborn Child Pain Awareness Decision Form" (Sec. 3).
Note:

NOTE: THIS VOTE WAS TAKEN UNDER A SUSPENSION OF THE RULES TO CUT OFF DEBATE EARLY AND VOTE TO PASS THE BILL, THEREBY REQUIRING A TWO-THIRDS MAJORITY FOR PASSAGE.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Abortion Pain Bill

Sponsors

Co-sponsors

  • W. Todd Akin (MO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Rodney M. Alexander (LA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Spencer T. Bachus (AL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Richard Hugh Baker (LA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • J. Gresham Barrett (SC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Roscoe G. Bartlett (MD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Bob Beauprez (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Brian P. Bilbray (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Roy Blunt (MO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John A. Boehner (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John N. Boozman (AR - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Charles W. Boustany Jr. (LA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Dan L. Burton (IN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Chris Cannon (UT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Eric I. Cantor (VA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jerry F. Costello (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Barbara L. Cubin (WY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jo Ann S. Davis (VA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Lincoln Davis (TN - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Geoff Davis (KY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Lincoln Diaz-Balart (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Mario Diaz-Balart (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John T. Doolittle (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Thelma D. Drake (VA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Vernon J. 'Vern' Ehlers (MI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jo Ann Emerson (MO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Philip 'Phil' English (PA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Tom Feeney (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael 'Mike' Ferguson (NJ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael G. 'Mike' Fitzpatrick (PA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James Randy Forbes (VA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Luis Guillermo Fortuño (PR - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Scott Garrett (NJ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Phil Gingrey (GA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Virgil H. Goode Jr. (VA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Gilbert W. 'Gil' Gutknecht (MN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Ralph Moody Hall (TX - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Katherine Harris (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Melissa A. Hart (PA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert C. 'Robin' Hayes (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Walter 'Wally' Herger Jr. (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Peter 'Pete' Hoekstra (MI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Duncan L. Hunter (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Henry J. Hyde (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert 'Bob' Inglis Sr. (SC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Ernest J. Istook Jr. (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Mark R. Kennedy (MN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jack Kingston (GA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John P. Kline (MN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Ray H. LaHood (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Thomas P. 'Tom' Latham (IA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Ron Lewis (KY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John Linder (GA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Daniel E. 'Dan' Lungren (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Donald A. 'Don' Manzullo (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Thaddeus G. 'Thad' McCotter (MI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Charles J. 'Charlie' Melancon Sr. (LA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • John L. Mica (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jefferson B. 'Jeff' Miller (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Gary G. Miller (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Alan Bowlby Mollohan (WV - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Marilyn N. Musgrave (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Suellen W. 'Sue' Myrick (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Randy Neugebauer (TX - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Charles W. 'Charlie' Norwood Jr. (GA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Mike Pence (IN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Charles W. 'Chip' Pickering Jr. (MS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Joseph R. 'Joe' Pitts (PA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Todd Russell Platts (PA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Adam H. Putnam (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • George P. Radanovich (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Nick Joe Rahall II (WV - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Richard 'Rick' Renzi (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Mike Rogers (MI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jim R. Ryun (KS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jean Schmidt (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Shelley Sekula Gibbs (TX - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John B. Shadegg (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Mike Sodrel (IN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Mark Edward Souder (IN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Bart T. Stupak (MI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • John A. Sullivan (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Tom Gerald Tancredo (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Gene Taylor (MS - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Lee R. Terry (NE - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Todd Tiahrt (KS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Zach Wamp (TN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • David Weldon (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Lynn A. Westmoreland (GA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Roger F. Wicker (MS - R) (Out Of Office)
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