Louisiana No Constitutional Right to Abortion Amendment (HB 425)

This law was last updated on Jun 11, 2019


This law is Anti–Choice

State

Louisiana

Number

HB 425

Status

Scheduled for Ballot

Proposed

Mar 29, 2019

Topics

Funding Restrictions for Family Planning

Full Bill Text

www.legis.la.gov

HB 425 proposes an amendment to the Constitution of Louisiana specifying that in order “to protect human life,” nothing in the state constitution secures or protects a right to abortion or requires the funding of abortion.

The amendment will be presented to the voters at the statewide election on November 3, 2020.


Latest Action

3/29/19 – Prefiled.

4/16/19 – Reported with amendments (7-0).

4/23/19 – Passed the House by a 81-10 vote.

5/7/19 – Reported with amendments.

5/21/19 – Passed the Senate by a 31-4 vote.

5/29/19 – Amendments rejected by the House.

6/5/19 – House adopted Conference Committee Report (79-20).

6/5/19 – Senate adopted Conference Committee Report (33-5).


People

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