CS/HB 899: Surrendered Newborn Infants
GENERAL BILL by Health & Human Services Committee ; Canady ; Beltran ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Baker ; Bartleman ; Berfield ; Chaney ; Gregory ; Hunschofsky ; Overdorf ; Roth
Surrendered Newborn Infants; Authorizes hospitals, emergency medical services stations, & fire stations to use newborn infant safety devices to accept surrendered newborn infants if device meets specified criteria; requires hospitals, emergency medical services stations, or fire stations to physically check & test devices at specified intervals; authorizes parent to leave newborn infant with medical staff or licensed healthcare professional at hospital after delivery of newborn infant; authorizes parent to surrender newborn infant by calling 911 & requesting EMS provider to meet at specified location to retrieve newborn infant.
Last Action: 5/5/2023 Senate - Died in Rules
Bill Text: PDF
- Rules (RC)
• Referred to Healthcare Regulation Subcommittee
• Referred to Health & Human Services Committee
• Now in Healthcare Regulation Subcommittee
• Added to Healthcare Regulation Subcommittee agenda
• 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
• Favorable by Healthcare Regulation Subcommittee
• Reported out of Healthcare Regulation Subcommittee
• Now in Health & Human Services Committee
• Added to Health & Human Services Committee agenda
• Favorable with CS by Health & Human Services Committee
• Reported out of Health & Human Services Committee
• Laid on Table under Rule 7.18(a)
• CS Filed
• 1st Reading (Committee Substitute 1)
• Bill referred to House Calendar
• Added to Second Reading Calendar
• Bill added to Special Order Calendar (3/30/2023)
• Read 2nd time
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Added to Third Reading Calendar
• Read 3rd time
• CS passed; YEAS 111, NAYS 0
• In Messages
• Referred to Rules
• Died in Rules
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