HB 1217: Surrendered Newborn Infants
GENERAL BILL by Beltran ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Ausley ; Eskamani ; Fetterhoff ; Sabatini ; Sirois ; Smith, D. ; Stone ; Yarborough
Surrendered Newborn Infants; Authorizes hospitals, emergency medical services stations, & fire stations to use newborn safety devices to accept surrendered newborn infants under certain circumstances; requires such entities to visually check & test device within specified timeframes; adds locations under which prohibition on initiation of criminal investigations based solely on surrendering of newborn infant applies.
Last Action: 3/14/2020 Senate - Died in Health Policy
Bill Text: PDF
Date Chamber Action 1/9/2020 House • Filed
1/14/2020 House • Introduced -HJ 108
1/17/2020 House • Referred to Health Market Reform Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 399
1/31/2020 House • On Committee agenda-- Health Market Reform Subcommittee, 02/04/20, 8:00 am, Mashburn Hall
2/4/2020 House • Favorable by Health Market Reform Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -HJ 487
• Now in Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 487
2/7/2020 House • On Committee agenda-- Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee, 02/11/20, 1:30 pm, Reed Hall
2/11/2020 House • Favorable by Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 8 NAYS 1 -HJ 550
• Now in Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 550
2/14/2020 House • On Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Committee, 02/18/20, 3:00 pm, Morris Hall
2/18/2020 House • Favorable by- Health and Human Services Committee; YEAS 15 NAYS 0 -HJ 607
2/19/2020 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 607
2/27/2020 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/03/20
3/3/2020 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 715
• Amendment(s) failed (325181) -HJ 715
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/4/2020 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 740
• Passed; YEAS 117 NAYS 2 -HJ 741
3/4/2020 Senate • In Messages
3/5/2020 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Rules -SJ 475
• Received -SJ 475
3/14/2020 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Health Policy
HB 1217, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 1/9/2020 at 2:23 PM
Bill Text: Analyses: Health Market Reform Subcommittee (Post-Meeting) 2/4/2020 (pdf)
Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee (Post-Meeting) 2/11/2020 (pdf)
Health and Human Services Committee (Post-Meeting) 2/19/2020 (pdf)
Related Bills (1)
Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills S 864 (c1) Surrendered Newborn Infants Baxley Similar Last Action: 3/14/2020 S Died in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs
Floor Amendments (1)
Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Floor Action Format 325181 - Amendment
Between lines 54 and 55, insert:
Floor Votes (2)
Date Chamber Result 3/3/2020 5:38 PM House - Amendment 325181 42 Yeas - 68 Nays 3/4/2020 2:00 PM House 117 Yeas - 2 Nays
Citations - Statutes (2)
Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help 63.0423 Procedures with respect to surrendered infants. Page 5 (pdf) 383.50 Treatment of surrendered newborn infant. Page 2 (pdf)
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