Summary of Amendments Submitted to the Rules Committee for H.R. 1797 - District of Columbia Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

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Jun 17, 2013 5:01 PM

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Conyers (MI)

#1

Amends the limited rape and incest exception in the Rules Committee Print to provide a rape and incest exception with no limitations.

Jackson Lee (TX)

#3

Adds an exception if a pregnancy could result in severe and long-lasting damage to a woman's health, including lung disease, heart disease, or diabetes.

Jackson Lee (TX)

#4

Provides a rule of construction that nothing in this Act shall limit the constitutional Right of Privacy.

Nadler (NY), Watt (NC), DelBene (WA)

#2

Amends the limited exception for endangerment of the life of the mother to provide a broader exception that includes health of the mother.