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HB 1713 Essential health benefits; abortion coverage.

Introduced by: Sally L. Hudson | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Essential health benefits; abortion coverage. Removes the prohibition on the provision of coverage for abortions in any qualified health insurance plan that is sold or offered for sale through a health benefits exchange established or operating in Virginia.

By |2020-01-17T18:37:40-05:00January 17th, 2020|abortion/marriage, Health Care, Insurance|Comments Off on HB 1713 Essential health benefits; abortion coverage.

SB 1001 Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act; penalty.

Introduced by: Amanda F. Chase | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act; penalty. Creates the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. The Act prohibits an abortion after 20 weeks gestation unless, in reasonable medical judgment, the mother has a condition that so complicates her medical condition as to necessitate the abortion to avert her death or to avert serious risk of substantial and irreversible physical impairment of a major bodily function. When an abortion is not prohibited post-20 weeks' gestation, the physician is required to terminate the pregnancy in a manner that would provide the unborn child the best opportunity to survive. The bill punishes performance of an abortion in violation of the Act as a Class 6 felony. The bill also provides for civil remedies against a physician who performs an abortion in violation of the

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HB 1551 Fetal dismemberment prohibited.

Introduced by: Dave A. LaRock | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Fetal dismemberment prohibited. Prohibits a person licensed by the Board of Medicine to practice medicine from performing an abortion that involves dismemberment of a fetus.

By |2020-01-14T18:56:38-05:00January 14th, 2020|abortion/marriage|Comments Off on HB 1551 Fetal dismemberment prohibited.

HB 1490 Same-sex marriages; civil unions.

Introduced by: Nancy D. Guy | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Same-sex marriages; civil unions. Repeals the statutory prohibitions on same-sex marriages and civil unions or other arrangements between persons of the same sex purporting to bestow the privileges and obligations of marriage. These prohibitions are no longer valid due to the United States Supreme Court decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, 576 U.S. ___ (June 26, 2015).

By |2020-01-15T14:54:19-05:00January 12th, 2020|abortion/marriage|Comments Off on HB 1490 Same-sex marriages; civil unions.

HB 1473 Surrogacy contracts; provisions requiring abortion or selective reduction unenforceable.

Introduced by: Les R. Adams | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Surrogacy contracts; provisions requiring abortion or selective reduction unenforceable. Provides that any provision of a surrogacy contract requiring an abortion or selective reduction is against the public policy of the Commonwealth and is void and unenforceable.

By |2020-01-12T14:18:38-05:00January 12th, 2020|abortion/marriage|Comments Off on HB 1473 Surrogacy contracts; provisions requiring abortion or selective reduction unenforceable.

HB 1356 Informed consent; medication-based abortion.

Introduced by: Wendell S. Walker | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Informed consent; medication-based abortion. Requires physicians to inform patients of the availability of medications, if available, to interrupt a medication-based abortion, if she decides to do so, after such woman has taken medication in preparation for the procedure.

By |2020-01-16T19:36:16-05:00January 12th, 2020|abortion/marriage, Tier #4|Comments Off on HB 1356 Informed consent; medication-based abortion.

SB 920 Surrogacy contracts; provisions requiring abortion or selective reduction unenforceable.

Introduced by: Mark J. Peake | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Surrogacy contracts; provisions requiring abortion or selective reduction unenforceable. Provides that any provision of a surrogacy contract requiring an abortion or selective reduction is against the public policy of the Commonwealth and is void and unenforceable.

By |2020-01-11T17:19:58-05:00January 11th, 2020|abortion/marriage|Comments Off on SB 920 Surrogacy contracts; provisions requiring abortion or selective reduction unenforceable.

SB 917 Reproductive health services.

SB 917 Reproductive health services. Introduced by: Mamie E. Locke | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Reproductive health services. Requires health benefit plans to cover the costs of specified health care services, drugs, devices, products, and procedures related to reproductive health. The health benefit plan requirements become effective when a plan is delivered, issued for delivery, reissued, or extended in the Commonwealth on and after January 1, 2021, or at any time thereafter when any term of the health benefit plan is changed or any premium adjustment is made. The measure also requires the Board of Medical Assistance Services to include in the state plan for medical assistance services

By |2020-01-17T13:35:04-05:00January 11th, 2020|abortion/marriage, Health Care, Insurance|Comments Off on SB 917 Reproductive health services.

SB 733 Provision of abortion; informed consent; regulations.

Introduced by: Jennifer L. McClellan | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Provision of abortion; informed consent; regulations. Eliminates the procedures and processes, including the performance of an ultrasound, the provision of specified information, and the offer to review certain printed materials, required under existing law to effect a pregnant person's informed written consent prior to the performance of an abortion; however, the bill retains the requirement that a physician obtain a pregnant person's informed written consent prior to performing any abortion. The bill expands who can perform first trimester abortions to any person licensed by the Board of Medicine as a physician's assistant and acting within such person's scope of practice or any person jointly licensed by the Board of Medicine and Nursing

By |2020-01-11T09:11:52-05:00January 10th, 2020|abortion/marriage, Tier #1 OPPOSE|Comments Off on SB 733 Provision of abortion; informed consent; regulations.