IN HB1310 | 2021 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)
Status: Introduced on January 14 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-01-14 - First reading: referred to Committee on Judiciary
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Abortion. Provides that the general assembly shall convene in an "initiated session" to consider legislation to restrict abortion if either of the following occur: (1) the Supreme Court of the United States overrules the central holding of Roe v. Wade, Doe v. Bolton, and Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey and clearly establishes that a state may prohibit abortion; or (2) an amendment to the Constitution of the United States is adopted that in whole or part clearly establishes that a state may prohibit abortion. Provides that an initiated session may not continue for more than 20 calendar days. Requires the attorney general to make an announcement and notify the governor and members of the general assembly concerning the decision from the Supreme Court of the United States involving Roe v. Wade or the amendment to the Constitution of the United States. Makes conforming changes.

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Title

Abortion.

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2021-01-14HouseFirst reading: referred to Committee on Judiciary
2021-01-14HouseCoauthored by Representative Barrett
2021-01-14HouseAuthored by Representative Prescott

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