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Federal Bill Prohibiting Funding to Entities Receiving Compensation from Fetal Tissue Donation (S. 1917)

This law was last updated on Oct 4, 2018


This law is Anti–Choice

State

Federal

Number

S. 1917

Status

Failed to Pass

Proposed

Aug 3, 2015

Sponsors

Primary Sponsors: 1
Co-sponsors: 2
Total Sponsors: 3

Topics

Fetal Tissue, Human Embryo and Fetal Research

Full Bill Text

www.congress.gov

S. 1917 would prohibit federal funding of any affiliate, subsidiary, successor, or clinic of Planned Parenthood that receives compensation for facilitating the donation of fetal tissue from an abortion.

Investigation

The bill would require the DOJ to investigate whether Planned Parenthood or any of its affiliates or clinics have engaged in illegal activities pertaining to fetal tissue products.


People

Primary Sponsor