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Legislative Update: 2/27/15

capitolLast week:

Abortion Clinic Inspection Bill Passed the House – Now Moves to the Senate
HB 190 – Sponsor: Kathy Swan – Changes the laws regarding the protection of women’s health care, Abortion Clinic Inspections (Support)
Press Release – February 25, 2015: http://missourilife.org/news/2015/2015-02-25.html
House Third Read and Pass Roll Call Vote on HB 190: www.missourilife.org/assets/028.003.pdf

Bills Heard in Committee Last Week:

SB 259 – Sponsor: Wayne Wallingford – Designates the priority for the state with respect to any funding for family planning services – February 24, 2015 – Public Hearing Held in Senate Seniors, Families and Children Committee

SB 302 – Sponsor:  Jeanie Riddle – Requires referrals for out of state abortions to be accompanied by specified printed materials – February 24, 2015 – Public Hearing Held in Senate Seniors, Families and Children Committee
Testimony in Support of SB 302:  http://missourilife.org/legislation/2015/sb302.html

HB 113 – Sponsor: Bill E. Kidd – Establishes “Simon’s Law”, which changes the laws regarding life-sustaining or non-beneficial treatment policies of health care facilities (Support) – February 25, 2015 – Public Hearing Held in House Health and Mental Health Policy Committee.
Testimony in Support of HB 113: http://missourilife.org/legislation/2015/hb113.html

SB 422 – Sponsor:  Rob Schaaf – Establishes “Simon’s Law”, which changes the laws regarding life-sustaining or non-beneficial treatment policies of health care facilities (Support) – February 26, 2015 – Public Hearing Held in Senate Veterans’ Affairs and Health Committee
Testimony in Support of SB 422: http://missourilife.org/legislation/2015/sb422.html

Click here for the full update with information on other bills we’re keeping an eye on.

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