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S 403 - Child Interstate Abortion Notification Act - National Key Vote

Ed Whitfield voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (264-153) - (Key vote)
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Title: Child Interstate Abortion Notification Act

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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)
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Title: Child Interstate Abortion Notification Act

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
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

  • Wayne A. Allard (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • George Felix Allen (VA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert F. 'Bob' Bennett (UT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Samuel D. 'Sam' Brownback (KS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jim Bunning (KY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Conrad R. Burns (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Clarence Saxby Chambliss (GA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Thomas Allen 'Tom' Coburn (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Thad Cochran (MS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Norm Coleman (MN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Larry E. Craig (ID - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James W. 'Jim' DeMint (SC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael 'Mike' DeWine (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Elizabeth H. Dole (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Pete V. Domenici Jr. (NM - R) (Out Of Office)
  • William H. 'Bill' Frist (TN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Charles T. 'Chuck' Hagel (NE - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Orrin G. Hatch (UT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Kathryn Bailey Ann 'Kay' Hutchison (TX - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John H. 'Johnny' Isakson (GA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jon Kyl (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Chester Trent Lott Sr. (MS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Melquiades Rafael 'Mel' Martinez (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John Sidney McCain III (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • E. Benjamin 'Ben' Nelson (NE - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Richard J. 'Rick' Santorum (PA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jefferson Beauregard 'Jeff' Sessions III (NA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Gordon Harold Smith (OR - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James M. 'Jim' Talent (MO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • David B. Vitter (LA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • George V. Voinovich (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John William Warner (VA - R) (Out Of Office)
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