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HB 1437: Final Disposition of Fetal Remains


Final Disposition of Fetal Remains; Requires fetal remains from surgical abortions at abortion clinic to be disposed of by cremation or interment; provides that pregnant woman who has surgical abortion has right to determine final disposition of fetal remains & location for final disposition; provides requirements for abortion clinics; provides immunities from liability; provides penalties; provides prohibitions & requirements for operators of crematory facilities.

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 4/30/2021 House - Died in Professions & Public Health Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    2/26/2021 House • Filed
    3/2/2021 House • 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
    3/5/2021 House • Referred to Professions & Public Health Subcommittee
    • Referred to Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee
    • Referred to Health & Human Services Committee
    • Now in Professions & Public Health Subcommittee
    4/30/2021 House • Died in Professions & Public Health Subcommittee

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  • HB 1437, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/26/2021 at 3:32 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1984 Final Disposition of Fetal Remains Baxley Similar Last Action: 4/30/2021 S Died in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs

    Citations - Statutes (7)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    390.011 Definitions. Page 3 (pdf)
    390.0111 Termination of pregnancies. Page 4 (pdf)
    390.01119 Page 9 (pdf)
    390.0112 Termination of pregnancies; reporting. Page 15 (pdf)
    390.012 Powers of agency; rules; disposal of fetal remains. Page 15 (pdf)
    497.383 Additional rights of legally authorized persons. Page 17 (pdf)
    873.05 Advertising, purchase, sale, or transfer of human embryos or fetal remains prohibited. Page 18 (pdf)

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