VA SB1424 | 2017 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Introduced on January 12 2017 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2017-01-26 - Passed by indefinitely in Education and Health (8-Y 7-N)
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.


Roll Calls

2017-01-26 - Senate - Senate: Passed by indefinitely in Education and Health (8-Y 7-N) (Y: 8 N: 7 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-01-18 - Senate - Senate: Rereferred from Courts of Justice (14-Y 0-N) (Y: 14 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2017-01-26SenatePassed by indefinitely in Education and Health (8-Y 7-N)
2017-01-18SenateRereferred to Education and Health
2017-01-18SenateRereferred from Courts of Justice (14-Y 0-N)
2017-01-12SenateReferred to Committee for Courts of Justice
2017-01-12SenatePresented and ordered printed 17103869D


Code Citations

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

Virginia State Sources

Bill Comments 750