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)


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)


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)


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

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


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