Surrogacy contracts; provisions requiring abortion or selective reduction unenforceable. (SB920)

Introduced By

Sen. Mark Peake (R-Lynchburg) with support from co-patron Sen. David Suetterlein (R-Salem)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Surrogacy contracts; provisions requiring or prohibiting abortion or selective reduction unenforceable. Provides that any provision of a surrogacy contract requiring or prohibiting an abortion or selective reduction is against the public policy of the Commonwealth and is void and unenforceable. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/09/2020Presented and ordered printed 20105335D
01/09/2020Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/16/2020Rereferred from Education and Health (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/16/2020Rereferred to Judiciary
01/24/2020Assigned Juciciary sub: Civil Law
01/24/2020Assigned Judiciary sub: Civil Law
01/29/2020Reported from Judiciary with amendments (12-Y 1-N 2-A) (see vote tally)
01/31/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2020Read second time
02/03/2020Reading of amendments waived
02/03/2020Committee amendments agreed to
02/03/2020Engrossed by Senate as amended SB920E
02/03/2020Printed as engrossed 20105335D-E
02/04/2020Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2020Placed on Calendar
02/12/2020Read first time
02/12/2020Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
03/03/2020Left in Courts of Justice