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SB 1820: Protections of Medical Conscience


Protections of Medical Conscience; Creating the "Health Care Ethics and Liberty Protection Act"; providing that health care providers and health care payors have the right not to participate in or pay for any health care services that violate their consciences; providing that providers and payors have a right to make certain decisions consistent with their religious beliefs under certain circumstances; prohibiting a person from taking or threatening to take adverse action against such providers and payors for specified actions, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2022
Last Action: 3/14/2022 Senate - Died in Health Policy
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Health Policy (HP)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Rules (RC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/7/2022 Senate • Filed
1/12/2022 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 156
1/18/2022 Senate • Introduced -SJ 156
3/12/2022 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
3/14/2022 Senate • Died in Health Policy