Sterilization operations; for persons 18 years of age or older and capable of informed consent. (HB1876)

Introduced By

Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond)

Progress

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

Description

Sterilization operations for persons capable of informed consent. Eliminates the requirement for a 30-day waiting period prior to a sterilization operation for persons who are over the age of 18 and capable of giving informed consent who have not previously become the natural or adoptive parent of a child. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/08/2013Committee
01/08/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13102310D
01/08/2013Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/17/2013Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/17/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB1876)
01/18/2013Motion to rerefer to committee agreed to
01/18/2013Rereferred to Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/29/2013Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (19-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2013Read first time
01/31/2013Read second time and engrossed
02/01/2013Read third time and passed House (74-Y 24-N)
02/01/2013VOTE: PASSAGE (74-Y 24-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2013Constitutional reading dispensed
02/04/2013Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/11/2013Assigned Education sub: Health Care
02/14/2013Reported from Education and Health (14-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2013Read third time
02/18/2013Passed Senate (36-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2013Enrolled
02/21/2013Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1876ER)
02/21/2013Signed by Speaker
02/22/2013Signed by President
02/25/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB1876ER)
03/21/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 671 (effective 7/1/13)
03/21/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0671)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 3 clips in all, totaling 11 minutes.