Official Title: To amend title 18, United States Code, to protect pain-capable unborn children in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Franks (R, AZ)
District of Columbia Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act - Amends the federal criminal code to prohibit any person from performing or attempting to perform an abortion within the District of Columbia except in conformity with this Act's requirements. Requires the physician to first make a determination of the probable post-fertilizatRead MoreRead Less
Latest Action: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Failed by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 220 - 154, 2 Present (Roll no. 539).