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House File 153

HOUSE FILE BY PEARSON, ALONS, BRANDENBURG, HAGER, MASSIE, ROGERS, RASMUSSEN, SWEENEY, HAGENOW, RAYHONS, IVERSON, HELLAND, DE?BOEF, SHAW, DOLECHECK, HANUSA, WINDSCHITL, VAN?ENGELENHOVEN, KLEIN, MOORE, CHAMBERS, HUSEMAN, ANDERSON, DRAKE, FRY, SODERBERG, WATTS, and SCHULTZ A BILL FOR 1 An Act relating to the protection of life beginning at 2 conception, and including effective date provisions. 3 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: TLSB 1979YH (6) 84 pf/nh PAG LIN 1 1 Section 1. NEW SECTION. 1.19 Rights and protections 1 2 beginning at conception. 1 3 The sovereign state of Iowa recognizes that life is valued 1 4 and protected from the moment of conception, and each life, 1 5 from that moment, is accorded the same rights and protections 1 6 guaranteed to all persons by the Constitution of the United 1 7 States, the Constitution of the State of Iowa, and the laws of 1 8 this state. The Iowa supreme court shall not have appellate 1 9 jurisdiction over the provisions of this section. 1 10 Sec. 2. EFFECTIVE UPON ENACTMENT. This Act, being deemed of 1 11 immediate importance, takes effect upon enactment. 1 12 EXPLANATION 1 13 This bill establishes that the sovereign state of Iowa 1 14 recognizes that life is valued and protected from the moment 1 15 of conception and each life is accorded the same rights and 1 16 protections guaranteed to all persons by the constitutions of 1 17 the state of Iowa and the United States, and by the laws of 1 18 the state. The bill also provides that the Iowa supreme court 1 19 does not have appellate jurisdiction over the provisions of the 1 20 bill. 1 21 The bill takes effect upon enactment. LSB 1979YH (6) 84 pf/nh
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