CS/SB 864: Surrendered Newborn Infants
GENERAL BILL by Health Policy ; Baxley
Surrendered Newborn Infants; Authorizing hospitals, emergency medical services stations, and fire stations to use newborn safety devices to accept surrendered newborn infants under certain circumstances; requiring such hospital, emergency medical services station, or fire station to visually check and test the device within specified timeframes; providing additional locations under which the prohibition on the initiation of criminal investigations based solely on the surrendering of a newborn infant applies, etc.
Last Action: 3/14/2020 Senate - Died in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
• Referred to Health Policy; Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Rules -SJ 65
• On Committee agenda-- Health Policy, 01/14/20, 2:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
• Introduced -SJ 65
• CS by Health Policy; YEAS 7 NAYS 3 -SJ 155
• Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs
• CS by Health Policy read 1st time -SJ 187
• Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs
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