HB 363 -  Pregnant Women in Custody

by Hart (CO-SPONSORS) Benjamin; Eskamani; Hinson; Jenne; Robinson, F.; Valdés; Woodson
Designates act "Ava's Law"; requires that every female arrested & not released on bond within 72 hours after arrest be administered pregnancy test within specified timeframe, upon her request; requires that, if pregnant woman is convicted of crime & sentenced to incarceration of any length, sentencing judge provide her opportunity to defer imposed sentence until specified time after delivery; authorizes sentencing judge to order pregnant woman to comply with certain terms & conditions during deferral; requires that woman be offered, & receive upon her request, specified services within 10 days after deferral ends; requires collection & reporting of specified information.
Effective Date: July 1, 2022
Last Event: Died in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee on Monday, March 14, 2022 1:03 PM

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Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: H Died in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee Time: 03/14/2022 - 1:03 PM Member: Committee: Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration Time: 03/12/2022 - 12:00 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 01/11/2022 - 9:25 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Now in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee Time: 11/05/2021 - 12:37 PM Member: Committee: Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Judiciary Committee Time: 11/05/2021 - 12:37 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Justice Appropriations Subcommittee Time: 11/05/2021 - 12:37 PM Member: Committee: Justice Appropriations Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee Time: 11/05/2021 - 12:37 PM Member: Committee: Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Filed Time: 10/20/2021 - 10:13 AM Member: Hart Committee: Version: __

Statutes Referenced by this Bill

Statute Other Bill Citations
907.033 CS/SB 630
925.13 CS/SB 630, HB 653, SB 1200