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CS/SB 698: Reproductive Health

GENERAL BILL by Criminal Justice ; Book ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Stewart

Reproductive Health; Requiring commissioning parties and donors to enter into a contract with a donor bank, fertility clinic, or health care practitioner before donating reproductive material; requiring donor banks, fertility clinics, and health care practitioners to develop certain written best practice policies by a specified date; prohibiting a health care practitioner from implanting or inseminating a recipient with the health care practitioner’s own reproductive material; prohibiting a health care practitioner from performing a pelvic examination on a patient without first obtaining the written consent of the patient or the patient’s legal representative, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 2/19/2020 Senate - CS by Criminal Justice read 1st time -SJ 328
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/29/2019 Senate • Filed
11/18/2019 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Criminal Justice; Rules -SJ 53
1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 53
2/6/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 02/11/20, 2:00 pm, 110 Senate Building
2/11/2020 Senate • Favorable by Judiciary; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 267
2/12/2020 Senate • Now in Criminal Justice
2/13/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 02/18/20, 10:00 am, 37 Senate Building
2/18/2020 Senate • CS by Criminal Justice; YEAS 5 NAYS 0
2/19/2020 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Rules
• CS by Criminal Justice read 1st time -SJ 328