Pregnant Women Support Fund; created. (SB1088)

Introduced By

Sen. Phil Puckett (D-Tazewell) with support from co-patrons Sen. Ken Cuccinelli (R-Fairfax), Sen. Jeannemarie Devolites Davis (R-Vienna), and Sen. Roscoe Reynolds (D-Martinsville)


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 »


03/23/2007: signed by governor


01/09/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 078055792
01/09/2007Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/01/2007Impact statement from DPB (SB1088)
02/01/2007Committee substitute printed 075410792-S1
02/02/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/02/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2007Read second time
02/05/2007Reading of substitute waived
02/05/2007Committee substitute agreed to 075410792-S1
02/05/2007Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1088S1
02/06/2007Impact statement from DPB (SB1088S1)
02/06/2007Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/06/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2007Communicated to House
02/07/2007Placed on Calendar
02/07/2007Read first time
02/07/2007Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/13/2007Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2007Committee substitute printed 077668792-H1
02/14/2007Read second time
02/15/2007Read third time
02/15/2007Committee substitute agreed to 077668792-H1
02/15/2007Passed by for the day
02/15/2007Impact statement from DPB (SB1088H1)
02/16/2007Passed by for the day
02/19/2007Passed by for the day
02/20/2007Read third time
02/20/2007Amendment #1 by Delegate Byron agreed to
02/20/2007Amendment #2 by Delegate Byron agreed to
02/20/2007Engrossed by House - committee substitute with amendments SB1088H1
02/20/2007Passed House with substitute with amendments (99-Y 0-N)
02/20/2007VOTE: PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2007House substitute with amendments rejected by Senate (3-Y 37-N)
02/22/2007VOTE: (3-Y 37-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2007House insisted on substitute with amendments
02/22/2007House requested conference committee
02/22/2007Senate acceded to request (30-Y 0-N)
02/22/2007VOTE: (30-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2007Conferees appointed by Senate
02/22/2007Senators: Puckett, Lucas, Blevins
02/22/2007Conferees appointed by House
02/22/2007Delegates: Byron, Dudley, Armstrong
02/24/2007Passed by temporarily
02/24/2007Conference report agreed to by House (95-Y 1-N)
02/24/2007VOTE: ADOPTION (95-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2007Reading of conference report waived
02/24/2007Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
03/12/2007Signed by President
03/12/2007Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1088ER)
03/13/2007Signed by Speaker
03/19/2007Impact statement from DPB (SB1088ER)
03/21/2007Bill text as passed Senate and House reprinted (SB1088ER)
03/22/2007Signed by President
03/22/2007Signed by Speaker
03/23/2007G Approved by Governor-Chapter 780 (effective 7/1/07)
04/10/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0780)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB3183.