Abortion; forced or coerced against will prohibited. (HB1665)

Introduced By

Del. Bob Marshall (R-Manassas) with support from co-patron Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Forced or coerced abortion prohibited; penalty. Provides that any person who forces or coerces a pregnant female of any age to have an abortion against her will is guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor. However, if such a violation is committed by the father or putative father of the unborn child when the pregnant female is less than 18 years of age, and the father or putative father is 18 years of age or older, the father or putative father is guilty of a Class 6 felony. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/05/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 072305396
12/05/2006Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
12/11/2006Impact statement from VCSC (HB1665)
01/23/2007Committee substitute printed 077818396-H1
01/23/2007Impact statement from VCSC (HB1665H1)
01/24/2007Read first time
01/25/2007Read second time
01/25/2007Committee substitute agreed to 077818396-H1
01/25/2007Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1665H1
01/26/2007Read third time and passed House (71-Y 27-N)
01/26/2007Communicated to Senate
01/29/2007Constitutional reading dispensed
01/29/2007Referred to Committee on Education and Health