Pregnant Women Support Fund; created. (HB3183)

Introduced By

Del. Ward Armstrong (D-Martinsville) with support from co-patron Del. David Bulova (D-Fairfax)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Pregnant Women Support Act. As a routine component of prenatal care, every licensed practitioner who renders prenatal care shall provide information and support services to patients receiving a positive test diagnosis for Down Syndrome or other prenatally diagnosed conditions. This bill also creates the Virginia Pregnant Women Support Fund as a special nonreverting fund to be administered by the Board of Health to support women and families who are facing an unplanned pregnancy. Read the Bill »


03/24/2007: signed by governor


01/19/2007Presented and ordered printed 079271216
01/19/2007Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/25/2007Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendments (20-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2007Read first time
01/29/2007Read second time
01/29/2007Passed by for the day
01/30/2007Passed by for the day
01/31/2007Passed by for the day
02/01/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB3183)
02/01/2007Read second time
02/01/2007Committee amendments agreed to
02/01/2007Amendments by Delegate Marshall, R. G. rejected
02/01/2007Engrossed by House as amended HB3183E
02/01/2007Printed as engrossed 079271216-E
02/02/2007Read third time and passed House (94-Y 2-N)
02/02/2007Communicated to Senate
02/05/2007Constitutional reading dispensed
02/05/2007Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/06/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB3183E)
02/09/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/09/2007VOTE: (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2007Read third time
02/12/2007Reading of amendments waived
02/12/2007Committee amendments agreed to
02/12/2007Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/12/2007Passed Senate with amendments (40-Y 0-N)
02/12/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2007Placed on Calendar
02/14/2007Senate amendments agreed to by House (95-Y 0-N)
02/21/2007Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB3183ER)
02/21/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB3183ER)
02/22/2007Signed by Speaker
02/23/2007Signed by President
03/24/2007G Approved by Governor-Chapter 822 (effective 7/1/07)
04/10/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0822)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB1088.