VA HB1 | 2013 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)
Status: Engrossed on February 13 2012 - 50% progression, died in committee
Action: 2012-11-30 - Left in Education and Health
Pending: Senate Education and Health Committee
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]


2012-11-30SenateLeft in Education and Health
2012-02-23SenateContinued to 2013 in Education and Health
2012-02-23SenatePursuant to rule 20(g)
2012-02-23SenateRecommitted to Education and Health
2012-02-23SenateMotion to recommit to committee agreed to (24-Y 14-N)
2012-02-23SenateReported from Education and Health with amendment (8-Y 7-N)
2012-02-15SenateReferred to Committee on Education and Health
2012-02-15SenateConstitutional reading dispensed
2012-02-14HouseVOTE: PASSAGE (66-Y 32-N)
2012-02-14HousePassed House (66-Y 32-N)
2012-02-14HousePending question ordered
2012-02-14HouseRead third time
2012-02-13HouseEngrossed by House
2012-02-13HousePending question ordered
2012-02-13HouseVOTE: PASS BY (64-Y 34-N)
2012-02-13HouseMotion to pass by Amendment by Delegate Watts agreed to (64-Y 34-N)
2012-02-13HouseSpeaker ruled floor Substitute by Delegate McClellan not germane 12105413D-H1
2012-02-13HouseFloor substitute printed 12105413D-H1 (McClellan)
2012-02-13HouseRead second time
2012-02-12HouseRead first time
2012-02-10HouseReported from Courts of Justice (14-Y 4-N)
2011-11-21HouseReferred to Committee for Courts of Justice
2011-11-21HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12100423D


Code Citations

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

Virginia State Sources

Bill Comments