2015 - Informed consent for women and girls considering abortion

This legislation would require abortion facilities to provide accurate information about the development of the baby, alternatives and resources available to assist the mother, and possible physical and psychological risks of the abortion. (Senate Bill 1222, Beavers / House Bill 0977, Hill & 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.

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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.

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  • commented 2015-04-14 13:57:01 -0500
    Please support INFORMED CONSENT FOR WOMEN AND GIRLS CONSIDERING ABORTION. It is the right thing to do for the protecton of Women and Girls considering abortion.