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CS/SB 404: Parental Consent for Abortion

GENERAL BILL by Health Policy ; Stargel ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Hutson ; Harrell ; Gruters ; Mayfield ; Baxley ; Diaz ; Albritton ; Broxson

Parental Consent for Abortion; Creating the "Parental Consent for Abortion Act"; prohibiting a physician from performing an abortion on a minor unless the physician has been presented with consent from the minor’s parent or guardian, as appropriate; providing an exception for a medical emergency; authorizing a minor to petition any circuit court in which the minor resides for a waiver of consent required to obtain an abortion, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 1/22/2020 Senate - CS/CS by- Rules; YEAS 9 NAYS 7
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Health Policy (HP)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
9/30/2019 Senate • Filed
10/15/2019 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 32
11/5/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Health Policy, 11/12/19, 10:30 am, 412 Knott Building --Amendment(s) Adopted - Temporarily Postponed
12/2/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Health Policy, 12/10/19, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building
12/10/2019 Senate • CS by Health Policy; YEAS 6 NAYS 3 -SJ 134
12/11/2019 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
12/13/2019 Senate • Now in Judiciary
1/10/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 01/15/20, 10:15 am, 110 Senate Building
1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 31
• CS by Health Policy read 1st time -SJ 125
1/15/2020 Senate • Favorable by Judiciary; YEAS 3 NAYS 2 -SJ 154
• Now in Rules
1/17/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 01/22/20, 8:30 am, 110 Senate Building
1/22/2020 Senate • CS/CS by- Rules; YEAS 9 NAYS 7