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SB 122: Surrendered Newborn Infants

GENERAL BILL by Baxley ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Garcia ; Albritton ; Harrell

Surrendered Newborn Infants; Authorizing the Department of Health to approve, and certain hospitals, emergency medical services stations, and fire stations to use, newborn infant safety devices to accept surrendered newborn infants under certain circumstances; requiring such hospitals, emergency medical services stations, or fire stations to physically check and test the devices at specified intervals; providing additional locations to which the prohibition on the initiation of criminal investigations based solely on the surrendering of a newborn infant applies, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 4/19/2021 Senate - CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 20 NAYS 0
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/4/2020 Senate • Filed
12/9/2020 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 46
1/15/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Health Policy, 01/27/21, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
1/27/2021 Senate • Favorable by Health Policy; YEAS 6 NAYS 2 -SJ 176
• Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services
2/1/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, 02/09/21, 11:00 am, 412 Knott Building
2/9/2021 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: Favorable by Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; YEAS 7 NAYS 4 -SJ 179
• Now in Appropriations
3/2/2021 Senate • Introduced -SJ 46
4/14/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/19/21, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building
4/19/2021 Senate • CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 20 NAYS 0