Texas Bill Regarding Wrongful Birth Lawsuits (SB 25)

This law was last updated on Mar 22, 2017


This law is Anti–Choice

State

Texas

Number

SB 25

Status

Proposed

Proposed

Jan 24, 2017

Topics

Wrongful Birth

Full Bill Text

www.legis.state.tx.us

SB 25 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

Companion bill to HB 434.

Similar to HB 3008, which failed to pass in 2015.

STATUS

Passed the senate on March 21, 2017, by a 31-0 vote.


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