IN SB0299 | 2020 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 13-0)
Status: Engrossed on February 5 2020 - 50% progression
Action: 2020-02-20 - Committee report: do pass, adopted
Text: Latest bill text (Amended) [PDF]

Summary

Fetal remains. Requires the state department of health to develop forms that provide: (1) that the pregnant woman has a right after a surgical abortion to dispose of the remains by interment or cremation or have the provider dispose of the remains; and (2) that after an abortion induced by an abortion inducing drug, the pregnant woman will expel an aborted fetus and set forth the disposition policy of the health care provider or abortion clinic. States that a pregnant woman who has an abortion has the right to have the health care facility dispose of the aborted fetus by cremation or interment and to ask the health care facility or abortion clinic the method of disposition used. Requires the pregnant woman to inform the health care facility or abortion clinic of the pregnant woman's decision for disposition, or in the case of in abortion induced by an abortion inducing drug, whether the pregnant woman will return the aborted fetus to the health care provider or abortion clinic for disposition. Requires the health care facility or abortion clinic to dispose of the returned fetus by cremation or interment. Requires that a burial transit permit that includes multiple aborted fetal remains be accompanied by a log prescribed by the state department containing certain information about each fetus included under the burial transit permit.

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Title

Fetal remains.

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2020-02-19 - House - House - Committee Vote (Y: 12 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-04 - Senate - Senate - Third reading (Y: 40 N: 9 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2020-01-29 - Senate - Senate - Committee Vote (Y: 10 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2020-02-20HouseCommittee report: do pass, adopted
2020-02-13HouseFirst reading: referred to Committee on Public Health
2020-02-05SenateReferred to the House
2020-02-04SenateSenator Raatz added as coauthor
2020-02-04SenateCosponsors: Representatives Bacon, Mayfield, Morris
2020-02-04SenateHouse sponsor: Representative Stutzman
2020-02-04SenateThird reading: passed; Roll Call 159: yeas 40, nays 9
2020-02-03SenateSenator Spartz added as coauthor
2020-02-03SenateSenator Kruse added as coauthor
2020-02-03SenateSenator Houchin added as coauthor
2020-02-03SenateSenator Doriot added as coauthor
2020-02-03SenateAmendment #3 (Breaux) failed; voice vote
2020-02-03SenateAmendment #2 (Breaux) failed; voice vote
2020-02-03SenateAmendment #1 (Breaux) failed; voice vote
2020-02-03SenateSecond reading: ordered engrossed
2020-01-30SenateSenator Crane added as coauthor
2020-01-30SenateCommittee report: amend do pass, adopted
2020-01-23SenateSenator Zay added as third author
2020-01-23SenateSenator Rogers added as second author
2020-01-09SenateFirst reading: referred to Committee on Health and Provider Services
2020-01-09SenateAuthored by Senator Brown L

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Bill Comments

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