DC B23-0434 | 2019-2020 | 23rd Council


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 6-1)
Status: Passed on March 23 2020 - 100% progression
Action: 2020-05-15 - Law L23-0090, Effective from May 06, 2020 Published in DC Register Vol 67 and Page 5011
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


LEGISLATIVE SUMMARY - Law 23-90 prohibits the District government from interfering with reproductive health decisions and from imposing punishments or penalties for a self-managed abortion, miscarriage, or adverse pregnancy outcomes. It also prohibits employment discrimination against healthcare professionals who would participate in abortion or sterilization procedures. FUNDING NOTE - This bill is Subject to Appropriations. See Fiscal Impact Statement in "Other Documents" tab.

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Strengthening Reproductive Health Protections Amendment Act of 2019


Roll Calls

2020-03-03 - Council - Final Reading CC (Y: 12 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-04 - Council - First Reading CC (Y: 12 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2020-05-15CouncilLaw L23-0090, Effective from May 06, 2020 Published in DC Register Vol 67 and Page 5011
2020-03-27CouncilAct A23-0264 Published in DC Register Vol 67 and Page 3537
2020-03-25CouncilTransmitted to Congress
2020-03-24CouncilReturned from Mayor
2020-03-23CouncilSigned by the Mayor and Enacted with Act Number A23-0264
2020-03-09CouncilTransmitted to Mayor, Response Due on March 23, 2020
2020-03-03CouncilFinal Reading, CC
2020-02-04CouncilFirst Reading, CC
2020-01-28CouncilCommittee Report Filed
2020-01-22CouncilCommittee Mark-up of B23-0434
2019-12-19CouncilPublic Hearing Held
2019-11-15CouncilNotice of Public Hearing Published in the DC Register
2019-09-27CouncilNotice of Intent to Act on B23-0434 Published in the DC Register
2019-09-17CouncilReferred to Committee on Government Operations
2019-09-17CouncilIntroduced in Committee of the Whole

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Bill Comments