HB 7007: Safe Haven Protection/Surrendered Newborn Infants [SPCC]
GENERAL BILL by Healthcare Council ; Garcia ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Harrell ; Legg ; Sachs ; Zapata
Safe Haven Protection/Surrendered Newborn Infants [SPCC]; Provides presumption of consent to termination of parental rights in cases of surrendered infants; removes requirement that child-placing agency conduct search to identify parent of surrendered infant; provides exception; increases age at which infant is considered newborn for purposes of treatment after surrender; provides for anonymity of infant's parents.
Last Action: 5/28/2008 - Approved by Governor; Chapter No. 2008-90
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
• Referred to Calendar
• Introduced, referred to Calendar -HJ 00122
• Placed on Special Order Calendar; Read 2nd time -HJ 00378; Read 3rd time -HJ 00395; Passed; YEAS 116 NAYS 0 -HJ 00395
• In Messages
• Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Health Policy; Judiciary -SJ 00776
• Received -SJ 00776; Withdrawn from Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Health Policy; Judiciary -SJ 00745; Substituted for CS/SB 1704 -SJ 00746; Read 2nd time -SJ 00746
• Read 3rd time -SJ 00788; Passed; YEAS 40 NAYS 0 -SJ 00788
• Ordered enrolled -HJ 00967
• Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
• Approved by Governor; Chapter No. 2008-90
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