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CS/CS/SB 716: Consent for Pelvic Examinations

GENERAL BILL by Judiciary ; Health Policy ; Book

Consent for Pelvic Examinations; Revising the definition of the term “pelvic examination”; revising the circumstances under which a pelvic examination may be performed without consent; providing that certain health care practitioners and students need only obtain written consent for the initial pelvic examination for certain patients under certain circumstances; requiring such written consent form to inform the patient that multiple pelvic examinations may be conducted during the course of care and treatment, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 4/16/2021 Senate - Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/21/21
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Health Policy (HP)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/21/2021 Senate • Filed
1/28/2021 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 88
3/2/2021 Senate • Introduced -SJ 88
3/12/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Health Policy, 03/17/21, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
3/17/2021 Senate • CS by Health Policy; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 282
3/19/2021 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Judiciary
3/23/2021 Senate • CS by Health Policy read 1st time -SJ 283
3/24/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 03/29/21, 3:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
3/29/2021 Senate • CS/CS by Judiciary; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -SJ 343
3/30/2021 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
3/31/2021 Senate • Now in Rules
4/1/2021 Senate • CS/CS by Judiciary read 1st time -SJ 348
4/13/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 04/16/21, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
4/15/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 04/20/21, 8:30 am, 412 Knott Building
4/16/2021 Senate • Favorable by- Rules; YEAS 17 NAYS 0
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/21/21