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CS/CS/SB 698: Reproductive Health

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

Reproductive Health; Requiring the Department of Health to immediately suspend the license of certain health care practitioners under certain circumstances; defining the term “pelvic examination”; prohibiting health care practitioners and certain students from performing a pelvic examination on a patient without first obtaining the written consent of the patient or the patient’s legal representative; establishing the criminal offense of reproductive battery, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020 except as otherwise expressly provided
Last Action: 6/19/2020 - Chapter No. 2020-31
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 -SJ 325
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
2/21/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 02/26/20, 9:00 am, 110 Senate Building
2/26/2020 Senate • CS/CS by- Rules; YEAS 17 NAYS 0 -SJ 357
2/28/2020 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
3/2/2020 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• CS/CS by Rules read 1st time -SJ 359
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/04/20 -SJ 411
3/4/2020 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 400
• Amendment(s) adopted (714748) -SJ 401
• Ordered engrossed -SJ 401
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/5/2020 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 453
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 40 NAYS 0 -SJ 453
3/5/2020 House • In Messages
3/9/2020 House • Referred to Calendar -HJ 1001
• Received -HJ 1001
3/10/2020 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/10/20
• Read 2nd time -HJ 1067
• Amendment(s) adopted (167817) -HJ 1067, 1068
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/11/2020 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 1123
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 117 NAYS 0 -HJ 1123
3/11/2020 Senate • In returning messages
3/12/2020 Senate • Concurred in 1 amendment(s) (167817) -SJ 837
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 39 NAYS 0 -SJ 837
• Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -SJ 837
6/3/2020 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
6/18/2020 • Approved by Governor
6/19/2020 • Chapter No. 2020-31