Born-Alive Infants Protection Act Long title Born-Alive Infants Protection Act of 2002 Acronyms (colloquial) BAIPA Enacted by the 107th United States Congress Citations Public law 107-207 Statutes at Large 116 Stat. 926 Codification Titles amended 1 U.S.C. sections created 1 U.S.C. § 8 Legislative history Introduced in the House as H.R. 2175 by Steve Chabot ( R– OH) on June 14, 2001 Passed the House on March 12, 2002 (186–107) Passed the Senate on July 18, 2002 (unanimous consent) Signed into law by President George W. Bush on August 5, 2002
Born-Alive Infants Protection Act of 2002 ("BAIPA" Pub.L. 107–207, 116 Stat. 926, enacted August 5, 2002, 1 U.S.C. § 8) is an Act of Congress. It extends legal protection to an infant born alive after a failed attempt at induced abortion. It was signed by President George W. Bush.
President Bush signs the Born-Alive Infants Protection Act on August 5, 2002
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The bill was approved by the committee on July 12, 2001. The committee consisted of 32 representatives, 25 of which voted for the bill, 2 against and 10 were not present during the vote. This vote allowed the bill to be passed onto the entire house of representatives.
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