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SB 8, 85th Regular Session
Relating to certain prohibited abortions and the treatment and disposition of a human fetus, human fetal tissue, and embryonic and fetal tissue remains; creating a civil cause of action; imposing a civil penalty; creating criminal offenses.

Last action: Effective on 9/1/17

Author: Charles Schwertner
Joint Author: Donna Campbell | Lois Kolkhorst | Jane Nelson | Charles Perry
Coauthor: Dawn Buckingham | Robert Nichols | Larry Taylor | Konni Burton | Brian Birdwell | Paul Bettencourt | Brandon Creighton | Bob Hall | Craig Estes | Don Huffines | Kelly Hancock | Joan Huffman | Van Taylor | Eddie Lucio, Jr. | Bryan Hughes | Kel Seliger
Sponsor: Cindy Burkett
Joint Sponsor: Byron Cook | Jodie Laubenberg | John Raney | Ernest Bailes
CoSponsor: Charles "Doc" Anderson | Rodney Anderson | Trent Ashby | Cecil Bell | Dwayne Bohac | Dennis Bonnen | Greg Bonnen | DeWayne Burns | Briscoe Cain | Giovanni Capriglione | Scott Cosper | Tony Dale | Jay Dean | Wayne Faircloth | Pat Fallon | Dan Flynn | James Frank | John Frullo | Charlie Geren | Craig Goldman | Larry Gonzales | Cole Hefner | Justin Holland | Dan Huberty | Kyle Kacal | Mark Keough | Phil King | Matt Krause | John Kuempel | Stan Lambert | Mike Lang | Jeff Leach | Will Metcalf | Rick Miller | Jim Murphy | Andrew Murr | Tom Oliverson | Chris Paddie | Tan Parker | Dennis Paul | Larry Phillips | Joseph Pickett | Four Price | Matt Rinaldi | Kevin Roberts | Matt Schaefer | Leighton Schubert | Matt Shaheen | Hugh Shine | Ron Simmons | John Smithee | Drew Springer | Phil Stephenson | Jonathan Stickland | Lynn Stucky | Valoree Swanson | Ed Thompson | Tony Tinderholt | Gary VanDeaver | Jason Villalba | James White | Terry M. Wilson | Paul Workman | John Wray | Bill Zedler | John Zerwas | Geanie W. Morrison | John Cyrier | Morgan Meyer | Dustin Burrows | Scott Sanford | Travis Clardy | Drew Darby | Dade Phelan | Angie Button | Lance Gooden | Kyle Biedermann

Session Law Chapter:
Acts 2017, 85th R.S.,ch. 441, General and Special Laws of Texas

Signed legislation

Companion:

HB 200 (Identical)

Bill Analyses:
Committee Report (TLC)
Enrolled (Senate Research Center)
Introduced (Senate Research Center)
Committee Report (Senate Research Center)
Committee Report (House Research Organization)

Subjects:
Abortion
Civil Remedies & Liabilities
Crimes--Miscellaneous
HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES COMMISSION
Health Care Providers
INFORMED CONSENT
MEDICAL BOARD, TEXAS
ORGAN & TISSUE DONATIONS
PHYSICIANS
STATE HEALTH SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF

House Committee: State Affairs (Byron Cook, Tom Craddick, Jessica Farrar, Charlie Geren, Helen Giddings, Ryan Guillen, Ken King, John Kuempel, Morgan Meyer, René Oliveira, Chris Paddie, Eddie Rodriguez, John Smithee)
Senate Committee: Health & Human Services (Charles Schwertner, Dawn Buckingham, Konni Burton, Lois Kolkhorst, Borris Miles, Charles Perry, Van Taylor, Carlos Uresti, Kirk Watson)

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