Sex- or Race-Selective Bans

Last updated: March 18, 2016

Laws

Title Number State Proposed Status
Kansas ‘Pro-Life’ Protections Act (HB 2253) HB 2253 Kansas February 6, 2013 Failed to Pass
North Carolina Motorcycle Abortion Bill (SB 353) SB 353 North Carolina March 19, 2013 Current
Florida Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act (HB 845) HB 845 Florida February 18, 2013 Failed to Pass
Florida Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act (SB 1072) SB 1072 Florida February 21, 2013 Failed to Pass
Texas Sex-Selective Abortion Ban (HB 17) HB 17 Texas July 1, 2013 Failed to Pass
Texas Sex-Selective Abortion Ban (HB 55) HB 55 Texas June 11, 2013 Failed to Pass
Texas Sex-Selective Abortion Ban (HB 309) HB 309 Texas December 19, 2012 Failed to Pass
Arizona Bill to Amend Partial Birth Abortion and Race- or Sex-Selective Abortion Bans (HB 2597) HB 2597 Arizona February 12, 2013 Failed to Pass
Wisconsin Sex-Selective Abortion Ban (SB 201) SB 201 Wisconsin May 30, 2013 Failed to Pass
Wisconsin Sex-Selective Abortion Ban (AB 217) AB 217 Wisconsin June 13, 2013 Failed to Pass
Arizona Bill to Amend Partial Birth Abortion and Race- or Sex-Selective Abortion Bans (HB 2574) HB 2574 Arizona February 12, 2014 Failed to Pass
Missouri Abortion Ban for Sex Selection and Genetic Abnormalities Act of 2014 (HB 1585) HB 1585 Missouri January 23, 2014 Failed to Pass
Missouri Abortion Ban for Sex Selection and Genetic Abnormalities Act of 2013 (HB 386) HB 386 Missouri January 30, 2013 Failed to Pass
South Dakota Sex-Selective Abortion Ban (HB 1162) HB 1162 South Dakota January 29, 2014 Current
Kansas Sex-Selective Abortion Ban (SB 141) SB 141 Kansas February 6, 2013 Failed to Pass
North Carolina Sex-Selective Abortion Ban (HB 716) HB 716 North Carolina April 10, 2013 Failed to Pass
Mississippi Race- and Sex-Selective Abortion Ban (SB 2790) SB 2790 Mississippi January 20, 2014 Failed to Pass
Virginia Sex-Selective Abortion Ban 2014 (HB 98) HB 98 Virginia December 13, 2013 Failed to Pass
Virginia Sex-Selective Abortion Ban 2013 (HB 1316) HB 1316 Virginia October 3, 2012 Failed to Pass
West Virginia Sex-Selective Abortion Ban (HB 2371) HB 2371 West Virginia January 9, 2014 Failed to Pass
West Virginia Sex-Selective Abortion Ban (SB 43) SB 43 West Virginia February 13, 2013 Failed to Pass
North Dakota Abortion Ban for Sex Selection and Genetic Abnormalities (HB 1305) HB 1305 North Dakota January 14, 2013 Current
Colorado Prenatal Sex Discrimination Act (SB 56) SB 56 Colorado January 16, 2013 Failed to Pass
Indiana Abortion Ban for Sex-Selection and Genetic Abnormalities (SB 183) SB 183 Indiana January 7, 2013 Failed to Pass
Indiana Sex- and Race-Selective Abortion Ban (HB 1430) HB 1430 Indiana January 22, 2013 Failed to Pass
Iowa Sex-Selective Abortion Ban (SF 13) SF 13 Iowa January 16, 2013 Failed to Pass
Colorado Prenatal Sex Discrimination Act 2014 (HB 1131) HB 1131 Colorado January 18, 2013 Failed to Pass
Texas Sex-Selective Abortion Ban 2015 (HB 113) HB 113 Texas November 10, 2014 Failed to Pass
Federal Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act 2013 (S 138) S 138 Federal January 24, 2013 Failed to Pass
Federal Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act 2015 (S 48) S 48 Federal January 7, 2015 Proposed
Federal Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act 2013 (HR 447) HR 447 Federal February 1, 2013 Failed to Pass
Indiana Sex-Selective and Disability Abortion Ban (SB 334) SB 334 Indiana January 8, 2015 Failed to Pass
Indiana Sex-Selective and Disability Abortion Ban (HB 1228) HB 1228 Indiana January 13, 2015 Failed to Pass
Iowa Sex-Selective Abortion Ban (SF 44) SF 44 Iowa January 20, 2015 Failed to Pass
Oregon Late-Term Sex-Selective Abortion Ban 2015 (SB 108) SB 108 Oregon January 21, 2015 Failed to Pass
Oregon Sex-Selective Abortion Ban 2014 (HB 4034) HB 4034 Oregon February 3, 2014 Failed to Pass
Oregon Sex-Selective Abortion Ban 2013 (HB 3515) HB 3515 Oregon April 22, 2013 Failed to Pass
Missouri Abortion Ban for Sex Selection and Genetic Abnormalities Act of 2015 (HB 439) HB 439 Missouri January 8, 2015 Failed to Pass
Colorado Prenatal Sex Discrimination Act 2015 (HB 1162) HB 1162 Colorado January 29, 2015 Failed to Pass
Oregon Late-Term Sex-Selective Abortion Ban 2015 (HB 2986) HB 2986 Oregon February 13, 2015 Failed to Pass
Mississippi Race- and Sex-Selective Abortion Ban (SB 2767) SB 2767 Mississippi January 19, 2015 Failed to Pass
West Virginia Sex-Selective Abortion Ban (HB 2031) HB 2031 West Virginia January 14, 2015 Failed to Pass
Massachusetts Sex-Selective Abortion Ban (H 1547) H 1547 Massachusetts March 10, 2015 Proposed
Oregon Late-Term Sex-Selective Abortion Ban 2015 (HB 3458) HB 3458 Oregon March 2, 2015 Failed to Pass
Louisiana Sex-Selective Abortion Ban (HB 701) HB 701 Louisiana April 3, 2015 Failed to Pass
New York Sex Selective Abortion Ban (A 6545) A 6545 New York March 26, 2015 Failed to Pass
Massachusetts Sex-Selective Abortion Ban (H 1567) H 1567 Massachusetts January 22, 2013 Failed to Pass
New York Sex-Selective Abortion Ban (S 2286) S 2286 New York January 15, 2013 Failed to Pass
New York Sex-Selective Abortion Ban (A 2533) A 2533 New York January 16, 2013 Failed to Pass
California Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act – PRENDA (AB 2336) AB 2336 California February 21, 2014 Failed to Pass
Rhode Island Sex-Selection Abortion Ban (S 2376) S 2376 Rhode Island February 12, 2014 Failed to Pass
Arizona Race and Sex-Selective Abortion Ban (HB 2443) HB 2443 Arizona January 24, 2011 Signed into Law
Rhode Island Sex-Selection Abortion Ban (H 7383) H 7383 Rhode Island February 6, 2014 Failed to Pass
Missouri Abortion Ban for Sex Selection and Genetic Abnormalities Act of 2016 (HB 1815) HB 1815 Missouri January 6, 2016 Failed to Pass
Washington Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act (SB 6612) SB 6612 Washington January 29, 2016 Failed to Pass
Indiana Sex Selective & Disability Abortion Ban (SB 313) SB 313 Indiana January 7, 2016 Failed to Pass
Indiana Omnibus Abortion Bill (HB 1337) HB 1337 Indiana January 12, 2016 Blocked/Enjoined
Rhode Island Sex-Selection Abortion Ban (S 2612) S 2612 Rhode Island February 25, 2016 Failed to Pass
Rhode Island Sex-Selection Abortion Ban (H 7764) H 7764 Rhode Island February 26, 2016 Failed to Pass
Oregon Late-Term Sex-Selective Abortion Ban 2016 (HB 4070) HB 4070 Oregon January 27, 2016 Failed to Pass