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CS/CS/CS/SB 1516: Organ Donation

GENERAL BILL by Rules ; Judiciary ; Health Policy ; Harrell

Organ Donation; Providing that it is a felony for certain persons who are infected with human immunodeficiency virus to donate blood, plasma, organs, skin, or other human tissue for use in another person, with an exception; requiring the Agency for Health Care Administration to adopt by rule specified minimum standards for certain organ transplants; prohibiting a health insurance policy from limiting or excluding coverage solely on the basis that an insured is a living organ donor; prohibiting an organ procurement organization from charging a deceased donor or his or her family member any fee for services relating to the procurement or donation of organs, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 3/10/2020 Senate - Laid on Table, refer to CS/HB 1187 -SJ 589
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Health Policy (HP)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/8/2020 Senate • Filed
1/13/2020 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 112
1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 112
1/23/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Health Policy, 01/28/20, 1:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
1/28/2020 Senate • CS by Health Policy; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 215
1/29/2020 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS by Health Policy read 1st time -SJ 222
1/31/2020 Senate • Now in Judiciary
2/6/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 02/11/20, 2:00 pm, 110 Senate Building
2/11/2020 Senate • CS/CS by Judiciary; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 307
2/13/2020 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Rules
• CS/CS by Judiciary read 1st time -SJ 309
2/21/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 02/26/20, 9:00 am, 110 Senate Building
2/26/2020 Senate • CS/CS/CS by- Rules; YEAS 15 NAYS 0 -SJ 357
2/27/2020 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
3/2/2020 Senate • CS/CS/CS by Rules read 1st time -SJ 361
3/3/2020 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
3/4/2020 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/06/20 -SJ 518
3/6/2020 Senate • Retained on Special Order Calendar -SJ 518
3/9/2020 Senate • Retained on Special Order Calendar -SJ 550
3/10/2020 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 589
• Amendment(s) adopted (176106, 225426) -SJ 589
• Substituted CS/HB 1187 -SJ 589
• Laid on Table, refer to CS/HB 1187 -SJ 589