WV HB4588 | 2014 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 11-0)
Status: Vetoed on March 14 2014 - 100% progression
Action: 2014-03-28 - Vetoed by Governor 3/28/14
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]


The purpose of this bill is to protect unborn children who are capable of experiencing pain by prohibiting abortion after twenty weeks post-fertilization except when the mother has a medical emergency. The bill provides for civil and criminal remedies. This article is new; therefore, it has been completely underscored.

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Protecting unborn children who are capable of experiencing pain by prohibiting abortion after twenty weeks


Roll Calls

2014-03-08 - House - House concurred in Senate amendment and passed bill (Roll No. 481) (Y: 83 N: 15 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2014-03-08 - Senate - Passed Senate (Roll No. 17) (Y: 29 N: 5 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2014-02-26 - House - Dispensed with Constitutional Rule (Roll No. 164) (Y: 87 N: 10 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2014-02-25 - House - Passed House (Roll No. 165) (Y: 79 N: 17 NV: 4 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2014-02-25 - House - Amendment adopted (Roll No 163) (Y: 82 N: 15 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2014-03-28HouseVetoed by Governor 3/28/14
2014-03-14HouseVetoed by Governor 3/28/14 - House Journal
2014-03-14SenateVetoed by Governor 3/28/14 - Senate Journal
2014-03-14HouseTo Governor 3/28/14 - House Journal
2014-03-28HouseTo Governor 3/28/14
2014-03-14SenateTo Governor 3/28/14 - Senate Journal
2014-03-08SenateHouse Message received
2014-03-08HouseCompleted legislative action
2014-03-08HouseCommunicated to Senate
2014-03-08HouseHouse concurred in Senate amendment and passed bill (Roll No. 481)
2014-03-08HouseHouse received Senate message
2014-03-08SenateSenate requests House to concur
2014-03-08SenateJudiciary Title amendment adopted
2014-03-08SenateHealth Title amendment withdrawn by unanimous consent
2014-03-08SenatePassed Senate (Roll No. 17)
2014-03-08SenateRead 3rd time
2014-03-08SenateReordered on calendar
2014-03-08SenateOn 3rd reading
2014-03-07SenateCommittee amendment adopted (Voice vote)
2014-03-07SenateAmendment to committee amendment rejected (Voice vote)
2014-03-07SenateJudiciary Committee Amendment Reported
2014-03-07SenateHealth Committee amendment withdrawn by unanimous consent
2014-03-07SenateRead 2nd time
2014-03-07SenateOn 2nd reading
2014-03-06SenateReported do pass, with amendment and title amendment
2014-03-06SenateHaving been read 1st time 3/4/14
2014-03-04SenateOn 2nd reading to Judiciary
2014-03-04SenateRead 1st time
2014-03-04SenateImmediate consideration
2014-03-04SenateReported do pass with amend and title amend but first to Judiciary
2014-02-26SenateTo Health and Human Resources
2014-02-26SenateTo Health and Human Resources then Judiciary
2014-02-26SenateIntroduced in Senate
2014-02-26SenateHouse Message received
2014-02-25HouseCommunicated to Senate
2014-02-25HousePassed House (Roll No. 165)
2014-02-25HouseRead 3rd time
2014-02-25HouseDispensed with Constitutional Rule (Roll No. 164)
2014-02-25HouseAmendment adopted (Roll No 163)
2014-02-25HouseRead 2nd time
2014-02-25HouseOn 2nd reading, Daily Calendar
2014-02-24HouseRead 1st time
2014-02-24HouseOn 1st reading, Daily Calendar
2014-02-21HouseDo pass
2014-02-18HouseTo House Judiciary
2014-02-18HouseDo pass, but first to Judiciary
2014-02-17HouseTo House Health and Human Resources
2014-02-17HouseIntroduced in House
2014-02-17HouseTo Health and Human Resources then Judiciary
2014-02-17HouseFiled for introduction

Same As/Similar To

SB388 (Similar To) 2014-01-21 - To Judiciary


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
162M1New CodeSee Bill Text
162M2New CodeSee Bill Text
162M3New CodeSee Bill Text
162M4New CodeSee Bill Text
162M5New CodeSee Bill Text
162M6New CodeSee Bill Text
162M7New CodeSee Bill Text
162M8New CodeSee Bill Text
162M9New CodeSee Bill Text

West Virginia State Sources

Roll Callhttp://www.legis.state.wv.us/legisdocs/2014/RS/votes/house/00163.pdf
Roll Callhttp://www.legis.state.wv.us/legisdocs/2014/RS/votes/house/00164.pdf
Roll Callhttp://www.legis.state.wv.us/legisdocs/2014/RS/votes/house/00165.pdf
Roll Callhttp://www.legis.state.wv.us/legisdocs/2014/RS/votes/senate/03-08-0017.pdf
Roll Callhttp://www.legis.state.wv.us/legisdocs/2014/RS/votes/house/00481.pdf

Bill Comments