VA SB21 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on November 18 2019 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2020-01-23 - Incorporated by Education and Health
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]


Provision of abortion; parental consent requirement; ultrasound requirement; hospital regulations. Removes the requirement that a pregnant minor seeking an abortion obtain either parental consent or judicial authorization. The bill removes the requirement that a pregnant woman seeking to obtain an abortion undergo a fetal transabdominal ultrasound prior to obtaining an abortion at least 24 hours prior to obtaining an abortion, or at least two hours prior to obtaining an abortion if the pregnant woman lives at least 100 miles from the facility where the abortion is to be performed. The bill also removes language classifying facilities that perform five or more first-trimester abortions per month as hospitals for the purpose of complying with regulations establishing minimum standards for hospitals.

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Abortion; parental consent requirement, ultrasound requirement, hospital regulations.


Roll Calls

2020-01-23 - Senate - Senate: Incorporated by Education and Health (Y: 15 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2020-01-23SenateIncorporated by Education and Health
2019-11-18SenateReferred to Committee on Education and Health
2019-11-18SenatePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100520D

Same As/Similar To

SB733 (Similar To) 2020-04-09 - Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0899)

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
161241(n/a)See Bill Text
18276(n/a)See Bill Text
321127(n/a)See Bill Text
5412969(n/a)See Bill Text

Virginia State Sources

Bill Comments