VA HB1 | 2012 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)
Status: Engrossed on February 13 2012 - 50% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2012-02-23 - Senate: Continued to 2013 in Education and Health
Text: Latest bill text (Amended) [HTML]


Rights of unborn children. Provides that unborn children at every stage of development enjoy all the rights, privileges, and immunities available to other persons, citizens, and residents of the Commonwealth, subject only to the laws and Constitutions of Virginia and the United States, precedents of the United States Supreme Court, and provisions to the contrary in the statutes of the Commonwealth.

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Unborn children; construing the word "person" under Virginia law to include.


Roll Calls

2012-02-23 - Senate - Senate: Motion to recommit to committee agreed to (24-Y 14-N) (Y: 24 N: 14 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2012-02-23 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Education and Health with amendment (8-Y 7-N) (Y: 8 N: 7 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2012-02-14 - House - House: VOTE: PASSAGE (66-Y 32-N) (Y: 68 N: 32 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2012-02-13 - House - House: VOTE: PASS BY (64-Y 34-N) (Y: 66 N: 34 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2012-02-10 - House - House: Reported from Courts of Justice (14-Y 4-N) (Y: 15 N: 4 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2012-02-23 Senate: Continued to 2013 in Education and Health
2012-02-23 Senate: Pursuant to rule 20(g)
2012-02-23 Senate: Recommitted to Education and Health
2012-02-23 Senate: Motion to recommit to committee agreed to (24-Y 14-N)
2012-02-23 Senate: Reported from Education and Health with amendment (8-Y 7-N)
2012-02-15 Senate: Referred to Committee on Education and Health
2012-02-15 Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
2012-02-14 House: VOTE: PASSAGE (66-Y 32-N)
2012-02-14 House: Passed House (66-Y 32-N)
2012-02-14 House: Pending question ordered
2012-02-14 House: Read third time
2012-02-13 House: Engrossed by House
2012-02-13 House: Pending question ordered
2012-02-13 House: VOTE: PASS BY (64-Y 34-N)
2012-02-13 House: Motion to pass by Amendment by Delegate Watts agreed to (64-Y 34-N)
2012-02-13 House: Speaker ruled floor Substitute by Delegate McClellan not germane 12105413D-H1
2012-02-13 House: Floor substitute printed 12105413D-H1 (McClellan)
2012-02-13 House: Read second time
2012-02-12 House: Read first time
2012-02-10 House: Reported from Courts of Justice (14-Y 4-N)
2011-11-21 House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
2011-11-21 House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12100423D


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
80150(n/a)See Bill Text

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