2016 - Informed Consent Regarding Disposition of Aborted Baby's Body

This legislation clarifies that the consent required of a woman prior to an abortion specific to the disposition / disposal of her unborn child's body must be in writing. (HB1654, Terry / SB2240, Hensley)

Tennessee General Assembly summary of bill: As introduced, clarifies that the consent required of a woman in order for medical experiments, research, or the taking of photographs upon her aborted fetus must be in writing. - Amends TCA Title 10, Chapter 7, Part 5; Title 39, Chapter 15, Part 2; Title 63, Chapter 6, Part 2; Title 68, Chapter 3 and Title 68, Chapter 30.

 

Legislative Actions on House Bill 1654

01/20/2016 - Assigned to House Health Subcommittee

03/15/2016 - Passed on voice vote in House Health Subcommittee

03/30/2016 - Passed House Health Committee on voice vote.

04/13/2016 - Passed House Calendar Committee on voice vote.

04/14/2016 - Passed House of Representatives, 89 - 0

04/27/2016 - Governor Bill Haslam signs bill

05/02/2016 - Becomes law, part of Public Chapter 986

Click Here for a Complete Listing of Legislative Actions on House Bill 1654

 

Legislative Actions on Senate Bill 2240

01/25/2016 - Assigned to Senate Judiciary Committee

03/29/2016 - Passed Senate Judiciary Committee, 8 - 0

04/04/2016 - Passed Senate, 31 - 0

04/27/2016 - Governor Bill Haslam signs bill

05/02/2016 - Becomes law, part of Public Chapter 986

Click Here for a Complete Listing of Legislative Actions on Senate Bill 2240

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