Rep. Jeff Duncan (R-S.C.) introduced the first of the three bills, H.R. 3802, which would require abortion providers to obtain written certification from a woman seeking an abortion, then to wait 24 hours after that certification before performing the abortion.

The second bill, H.R. 3803, was introduced by Rep. Trent FranksHarold (Trent) Trent FranksHouse forges ahead with Dec. 22 spending bill Conservatives fear end-of-year ‘Christmas tree’ spending bill Adoption tax credit restored after conservative backlash MORE (R-Ariz.), and would prevent abortions in Washington, D.C., of fetuses determined to be older than 20 weeks. Franks's bill has 49 co-sponsors.

Finally, Republican Study Committee Chairman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) introduced H.R. 3805, with 44 co-sponsors. That bill would require women seeking an abortion to be given the chance to view an ultrasound of their unborn child before obtaining the abortion.