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Tennessee Bill Regarding Violations of Fetal Tissue Reporting Requirements (HB 78)

This law was last updated on Aug 29, 2019


This law is Anti–Choice

State

Tennessee

Number

HB 78

Status

Proposed

Proposed

Jan 23, 2019

Topics

Fetal Tissue, Physicians Reporting Requirements, Reporting Requirements

Full Bill Text

www.capitol.tn.gov

HB 78 would increase the minimum fine imposed for a first or second violation of the requirement that a physician who reports suspected sexual abuse due to being requested to perform an abortion on a minor include in that report information regarding the sampling and preservation of embryonic or fetal tissue. 

The minimum fine would increase by $500 for each violation. The increased fine amounts would be $1,000 and $1,500 respectively.


Related Legislation

Companion bill to SB 1306.


Latest Action

1/23/19 – Introduced.


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