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HB 247: Abortion

GENERAL BILL by Van Zant ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Rodrigues, R.

Abortion; Creates "Florida for Life Act"; prohibits induced abortions; prohibits operation of facility for purpose of providing abortion services; prohibits termination of pregnancy unless specified conditions are met; requires informed consent; provides standard of care if fetus is viable; requires that fetal remains be disposed of according to specified standards; provides restrictions on use of state & federal funds for state exchanges that provide coverage for induced abortions & termination of pregnancies under certain conditions.

Effective Date: 7/1/2015
Last Action: 4/28/2015 House - Died in Civil Justice Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/13/2015 House • Filed
1/22/2015 House • Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 24
3/3/2015 House • Introduced -HJ 24
4/28/2015 House • Died in Civil Justice Subcommittee