Summary of Amendments Submitted to the Rules Committee for H.R. 4712 - Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act

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January 16, 2017 3:08 PM

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Bera (CA), Ruiz (CA)


Strikes Page 3, Line 3 and all that follows and reaffirms existing law that health providers must exercise the same degree of skill, care, and diligence as they would to any other child born at the same gestational age.

King, Steve (IA)


Ensures constitutional protections for babies in utero with a detectable heartbeat. Any physician who terminates the life of such a child would be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than 5 years or both.

King, Steve (IA)


Changes the penalty for the intentional killing of a child born alive under the bill to imprisonment of not less than 5 years and not more than the average natural life of the child as calculated by the CDC.