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Texas Bill Regarding Wrongful Birth Lawsuits (HB 4199)

This law was last updated on Aug 29, 2019


This law is Anti–Choice

State

Texas

Number

HB 4199

Status

Failed to Pass

Proposed

Mar 8, 2019

Topics

Wrongful Birth

Full Bill Text

capitol.texas.gov

HB 4199 would prohibit wrongful birth lawsuits.  This would prohibit anyone from seeking actions or damages based on the claim that but for the act or omission of another, a person would not have been permitted to be born alive but would have been aborted.


Related Legislation

Similar to HB 434/SB 25 (2017) and HB 3008 (2015), all of which failed to pass.


Latest Action

3/8/19 – Introduced.


People

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