Birth control; adds definition. (HB1071)

Introduced By

Del. Kris Amundson (D-Mount Vernon) with support from 29 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Mamye BaCote (D-Newport News), Del. Joe Bouchard (D-Virginia Beach), Del. Bob Brink (D-Arlington), Del. Al Eisenberg (D-Arlington), Del. David Englin (D-Alexandria), Del. Algie Howell (D-Norfolk), Del. Bob Hull (D-Falls Church), Del. Dwight Jones (D-Richmond), Del. Brian Moran (D-Alexandria), Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston), Del. Jim Scott (D-Merrifield), Del. Jim Shuler (D-Blacksburg), Del. Mark Sickles (D-Alexandria), Del. David Toscano (D-Charlottesville), Del. Margi Vanderhye (D-McLean), Del. Vivian Watts (D-Annandale), Sen. Kenneth Alexander (D-Norfolk), Sen. George Barker (D-Alexandria), Sen. Roz Dance (D-Petersburg), Sen. Creigh Deeds (D-Bath), Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria), Sen. Louise Lucas (D-Portsmouth), Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond), Sen. Don McEachin (D-Richmond), Sen. Ralph Northam (D-Norfolk), Sen. Chap Petersen (D-Fairfax), Sen. Toddy Puller (D-Mount Vernon), Sen. Dick Saslaw (D-Springfield), Sen. Mary Margaret Whipple (D-Arlington)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Birth control; definition. Adds a definition of birth control. Birth control means contraceptive methods that are approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Birth control shall not be considered abortion for the purposes of Title 18.2. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/09/2008Committee
01/09/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 087869412
01/09/2008Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/12/2008Left in Courts of Justice

Comments

Cristina writes:

There is no reason this bill should be in Courts of Justice...

Waldo Jaquith writes:

I can only assume that this bill was sent to Courts of Justice, despite it being a totally inappropriate committee, explicitly for the purpose of killing it.