Current Legislation

Virginia Bill Number: SB 163

Surrogacy contracts; provisions requiring abortions or selective reductions unenforceable.
Does RESOLVE Support or Oppose?

RESOLVE opposes this bill.

Current Status:

Bill was introduced on 1/10/22 and referred to the Education and Health Committee. 2/02/22, Bill received a due pass in Committee with amendments and moves to full Senate floor. 2/03/22, read for third time in Senate and passed (40-Y, 0-N), moved to House and referred to Assigned Courts Subcommittee. Subcommittee recommends bill forward with 7-Y and 1-No vote on 2/23/22. On 3/02/22, Bill passed the full House during floor vote and sent to the Senate. 3/08/22, Bill signed by Senate President and Speaker; sent to Governor’s office for signature. Governor sent a recommendation to the Senate on 4/11/22. 4/17/22, Senate rejected Governor’s recommendations. On 5/27/22, the Bill was approved by Governor.

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