VA HB2286 | 2017 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Introduced on January 11 2017 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2017-02-07 - Left in Courts of Justice
Pending: House Courts of Justice Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Abortion; informed written consent. Provides that a woman seeking an abortion may waive in writing any requirement establishing a mandatory time period or mandating that a physician provide to or review with the woman specific information or materials before an abortion may be performed. The bill requires that a copy of such waiver be maintained in the woman's medical records. The bill also provides that, regardless of any waiver, a physician is still obligated to satisfy the applicable standard of care.

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Abortion; informed written consent.



2017-02-07HouseLeft in Courts of Justice
2017-01-11HouseReferred to Committee for Courts of Justice
2017-01-11HousePresented and ordered printed 17103735D


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ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
18276(n/a)See Bill Text

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