CS/HB 839 (2012) -  Abortion

by Civil Justice Subcommittee and Davis (CO-SPONSORS) Ahern; Horner; Porter; Stargel; Trujillo; Van Zant; Weinstein
Designates act "Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act"; provides legislative findings; requires physician performing or inducing abortion to first make determination of probable postfertilization age of unborn child; provides exception; prohibits abortion if probable postfertilization age of unborn child is 20 or more weeks; provides exception; provides recordkeeping & reporting requirements for physicians; requires annual report by DOH; provides financial penalties for late reports & civil actions to require reporting; provides for disciplinary action against noncompliant physicians; provides criminal penalties for certain violations; provides that penalty may not be assessed against woman involved in such abortion or attempt; provides for civil actions by certain persons for violations; provides for attorney fees in certain circumstances; requires confidentiality in court proceedings consistent with Rules of Judicial Administration.
Effective Date: July 1, 2012
Last Event: Died in Health & Human Services Committee on Friday, March 9, 2012 11:59 PM

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Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: H Died in Health & Human Services Committee Time: 03/09/2012 - 11:59 PM Member: Committee: Health & Human Services Committee Version: c1
Event: H Now in Health & Human Services Committee Time: 02/02/2012 - 1:26 PM Member: Committee: Health & Human Services Committee Version: c1
Event: H Referred to Health & Human Services Committee Time: 02/02/2012 - 1:26 PM Member: Committee: Health & Human Services Committee Version: c1
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 02/01/2012 - 6:48 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H CS Filed Time: 02/01/2012 - 7:37 AM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Laid on Table under Rule 7.19(a) Time: 02/01/2012 - 7:37 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Reported out of Civil Justice Subcommittee Time: 01/31/2012 - 6:30 PM Member: Committee: Civil Justice Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Favorable with CS by Civil Justice Subcommittee Time: 01/31/2012 - 11:30 AM Member: Committee: Civil Justice Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Added to Civil Justice Subcommittee agenda Time: 01/27/2012 - 4:19 PM Member: Committee: Civil Justice Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Now in Civil Justice Subcommittee Time: 01/25/2012 - 10:19 AM Member: Committee: Civil Justice Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Reported out of Health & Human Services Access Subcommittee Time: 01/25/2012 - 10:19 AM Member: Committee: Health & Human Services Access Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Favorable by Health & Human Services Access Subcommittee Time: 01/24/2012 - 5:00 PM Member: Committee: Health & Human Services Access Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Added to Health & Human Services Access Subcommittee agenda Time: 01/20/2012 - 4:13 PM Member: Committee: Health & Human Services Access Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 01/10/2012 - 11:59 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Now in Health & Human Services Access Subcommittee Time: 12/12/2011 - 9:04 AM Member: Committee: Health & Human Services Access Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Health & Human Services Committee Time: 12/12/2011 - 9:04 AM Member: Committee: Health & Human Services Committee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee Time: 12/12/2011 - 9:04 AM Member: Committee: Civil Justice Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Health & Human Services Access Subcommittee Time: 12/12/2011 - 9:04 AM Member: Committee: Health & Human Services Access Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Filed Time: 12/01/2011 - 1:40 PM Member: Davis Committee: Version: __