2015 - 48 Hour Waiting period

A 48 Hour Waiting period in order to reduce coerced abortions and to allow time to carefully consider the information and resources provided by informed consent provisions. (Senate Bill 1222, Beavers / House Bill 977, Hill and Moody)

 

Legislative Actions on Senate Bill 1222

02/19/2015 - Assigned to Senate Judiciary Committee

04/01/2015 - Placed on Senate Judiciary Committee calendar for 04/07/2015

04/07/2015 - Passed Senate Judiciary Committee 7 - 2.  Senators voting in favor: Bell, Bowling, Gardenhire, Kelsey, Overbey, Roberts & Stevens.  Those voting pro-abortion and against SB1222: Harris & Kyle.  Referred to Senate Calendar Committee.

04/13/2015 - Placed on Senate Calendar for 04/15/2015.  This will be a vote by the full Senate.

04/15/2015 - Passes Senate 27 - 5.

05/18/2015- Signed into law by Governor Haslam.  The law will become effective on July 1, 2015.

Click Here for a Complete Listing of Legislative Actions on Senate Bill 1222

 

Legislative Actions on House Bill 0977

02/23/2015 - Assigned to House Health Committee--Criminal Justice

02/24/2015 - Assigned to House Health Subcommittee

03/11/2015 - Placed on House Health Subcommittee calendar for 03/17/2015

03/17/2015 - Action deferred in Subcommittee until 03/24/2015

03/18/2015 - Placed on House Health Subcommittee calendar for 03/24/2015

03/24/2015 - Passed House Health Subcommittee on voice vote

03/25/2015 - Placed on House Health Committee calendar for 04/01/2015

04/01/2015 - Action deferred in Health Committee until 04/08/2015

04/08/2015 - Passed House Health Committee on voice vote.  Referred to House Calendar Committee.

04/14/2015 - Placed on House Calendar Committee calendar for 04/15/2015

04/15/2015 - Placed on House Calendar for 04/20/2015.  This will be a vote by the full House of Representatives.

04/20/2015 - Deferred action until 04/21/2015.

04/21/2015 - Passes House of Representatives 79 - 18.

05/18/2015- Signed into law by Governor Haslam.  The law will become effective on July 1, 2015.

Click Here for a Complete Listing of Legislative Actions on House Bill 0977

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  • commented 2016-07-01 18:06:44 -0500
    If only this bill had been in effect back in 1987, I mite have mine and my baby’s life back.