IN SB0266 | 2023 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 2-1)
Status: Engrossed on February 28 2023 - 50% progression, died in committee
Action: 2023-03-06 - First reading: referred to Committee on Public Health
Pending: House Public Health Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Long acting reversible contraceptives. Requires a hospital that operates a maternity unit to ensure that a woman giving birth in the hospital has the option, if medically appropriate, of having a long acting reversible contraceptive placed after delivery and before the woman is discharged. Allows a hospital to be exempt from the requirement if the hospital has a faith based objection. Specifies that a hospital is not responsible for the costs of the contraceptive.

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Long acting reversible contraceptives.


Roll Calls

2023-02-27 - Senate - Senate - Third reading (Y: 26 N: 23 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2023-03-06HouseFirst reading: referred to Committee on Public Health
2023-02-28SenateReferred to the House
2023-02-27SenateHouse sponsor: Representative Vermilion
2023-02-27SenateThird reading: passed; Roll Call 169: yeas 26, nays 23
2023-02-23SenateSecond reading: amended, ordered engrossed
2023-02-23SenateAmendment #2 (Becker) prevailed; voice vote
2023-02-23SenateAmendment #1 (Becker) prevailed; voice vote
2023-02-09SenateSenator Becker added as second author
2023-02-09SenateCommittee report: amend do pass, adopted
2023-01-11SenateFirst reading: referred to Committee on Health and Provider Services
2023-01-11SenateAuthored by Senator Breaux


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