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H 3020 General Bill, By McCravy, Bennett, Burns, Chumley, B. Cox, Erickson, Gilliam, Hayes, Hiott, Huggins, Johnson, Jordan, Loftis, Long, Magnuson, Martin, Morgan, D.C. Moss, V.S. Moss, G.R. Smith, Thayer, Toole, Trantham, West, Willis, Wooten, Yow, Allison, Atkinson, Ballentine, Bannister, Bryant, Caskey, Clemmons, Collins, Elliott, Forrest, Fry, Gagnon, Herbkersman, Hixon, Hyde, Lowe, Pope, Sandifer, Simrill, G.M. Smith, Spires, White, Young, Lucas, B. Newton, Bailey, Hewitt, Crawford, Davis, W. Newton, Tallon, Taylor, Stringer and Daning
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Summary: SC Fetal Heartbeat Protection from Abortion Act
    A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA FETAL HEARTBEAT PROTECTION FROM ABORTION ACT" BY ADDING ARTICLE 6 TO CHAPTER 41, TITLE 44 SO AS TO REQUIRE TESTING FOR A DETECTABLE FETAL HEARTBEAT BEFORE AN ABORTION IS PERFORMED ON A PREGNANT WOMAN AND TO PROHIBIT THE PERFORMANCE OF AN ABORTION WHEN A FETAL HEARTBEAT IS DETECTED, BOTH WITH MEDICAL EMERGENCY EXCEPTIONS, TO REQUIRE CERTAIN DOCUMENTATION AND RECORDKEEPING BY PHYSICIANS PERFORMING ABORTIONS, TO CREATE A CIVIL ACTION FOR A PREGNANT WOMAN UPON WHOM AN ABORTION IS PERFORMED, TO CREATE CRIMINAL PENALTIES, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES; TO AMEND SECTION 44-41-460, RELATING TO REQUIRED REPORTING OF ABORTION DATA TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL, SO AS TO ADD REPORTING OF FETAL HEARTBEAT TESTING AND PATIENT MEDICAL CONDITION DATA; AND TO AMEND SECTION 44-41-330, RELATING TO A PREGNANT WOMAN'S RIGHT TO KNOW CERTAIN PREGNANCY INFORMATION, SO AS TO REQUIRE NOTIFICATION OF THE DETECTION OF A FETAL HEARTBEAT.
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12/18/18House Prefiled
12/18/18House Referred to Committee on Judiciary
01/08/19House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 57)
01/08/19House Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 57)
01/15/19House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Hewitt
01/17/19House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Crawford
02/21/19House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Davis
03/05/19House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: W.Newton
03/19/19House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Tallon, Taylor
03/21/19House Member(s) request name removed as sponsor: Wheeler, Thigpen
04/04/19House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary (House Journal-page 6)
04/05/19 Scrivener's error corrected
04/09/19House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Stringer
04/09/19House Requests for debate-Rep(s). Hiott, Clary, Taylor, Hixon, McCoy, Forrest, Blackwell, W. Newton, Bryant, Crawford, Hardee, Gilliard, Bailey, Hewitt, Tallon, Hyde, Magnuson, Willis, Trahtham, V.S. Moss, G.R. Smith, Stringer, Burns, Forrester, Allison, Chumley, Long, Cogswell, Chellis, Kimmons, Mace, Clyburn, Hosey, Bamberg, Cobb-Hunter, Brawley, Henderson-Myers, Moore, King, Brown, Alexander, Ridgeway, Wheeler, Norrell, S. Williams, Garvin, R. Williams, Jefferson, Rivers, Parks, Howard, McCravy, Henegan, Bernstein, Thigpen, Wooten, Toole, Gilliam, Weeks (House Journal-page 132)
04/24/19House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Daning
04/24/19House Debate interrupted (House Journal-page 54)
04/24/19House Amended (House Journal-page 60)
04/24/19House Read second time (House Journal-page 60)
04/24/19House Roll call Yeas-70 Nays-31 (House Journal-page 80)
04/25/19House Read third time and sent to Senate (House Journal-page 16)
04/25/19House Roll call Yeas-64 Nays-22 (House Journal-page 17)
04/25/19Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 3)
04/25/19Senate Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs (Senate Journal-page 3)
04/25/19 Scrivener's error corrected



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