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


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 6-1)
Status: Introduced on September 17 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-12-19 - Public Hearing Held
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


As introduced Bill 23-434 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.

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Strengthening Reproductive Health Protections Amendment Act Of 2019



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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