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SB 8, 87th R.S.
Relating to abortion, including abortions after detection of an unborn child's heartbeat; authorizing a private civil right of action.

Last action: Effective on 9/1/21

Author: Bryan Hughes
Joint Author: Paul Bettencourt | Brian Birdwell | Dawn Buckingham | Donna Campbell | Brandon Creighton | Bob Hall | Kelly Hancock | Joan Huffman | Lois Kolkhorst | Eddie Lucio, Jr. | Jane Nelson | Angela Paxton | Charles Perry | Charles Schwertner | Drew Springer | Larry Taylor
Sponsor: Shelby Slawson
Joint Sponsor: Dustin Burrows | Stephanie Klick | Briscoe Cain | Jeff Leach
CoSponsor: Steve Allison | Charles "Doc" Anderson | Trent Ashby | Ernest Bailes | Cecil Bell | Keith Bell | Kyle Biedermann | Greg Bonnen | Brad Buckley | DeWayne Burns | Giovanni Capriglione | Jeff Cason | Travis Clardy | David Cook | John Cyrier | Drew Darby | Jay Dean | Jake Ellzey | James B. Frank | John Frullo | Gary Gates | Craig Goldman | Sam Harless | Cody Harris | Cole Hefner | Justin Holland | Dan Huberty | Lacey Hull | Todd Hunter | Jacey Jetton | Ken King | Phil King | Matt Krause | John Kuempel | Stan Lambert | Brooks Landgraf | Ben Leman | J. M. Lozano | Will Metcalf | Mayes Middleton | Jim Murphy | Andrew Murr | Candy Noble | Tom Oliverson | Chris Paddie | Tan Parker | Jared Patterson | Dennis Paul | Four Price | John Raney | Glenn Rogers | Scott Sanford | Matt Schaefer | Mike Schofield | Matt Shaheen | Hugh Shine | Bryan Slaton | Reggie Smith | David Spiller | Phil Stephenson | Lynn Stucky | Valoree Swanson | Ed Thompson | Tony Tinderholt | Steve Toth | Gary VanDeaver | Cody Vasut | James White | Terry M. Wilson

Session Law Chapter:
Acts 2021, 87th R.S.,ch. 62, General and Special Laws of Texas

Signed legislation

Companion:

HB 1515 (Identical)

Bill Analyses:
Committee Report (TLC)
Enrolled (Senate Research Center)
Introduced (Senate Research Center)
Committee Report (Senate Research Center)
Committee Report (House Research Organization)

Subjects:
Abortion
ATTORNEY'S FEES
HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES COMMISSION
INFORMED CONSENT
PHYSICIANS
PREGNANCY & CHILDBIRTH
TEXAS HEARTBEAT ACT

House Committee: Public Health (Stephanie Klick, Steve Allison, Liz Campos, Garnet Coleman, Nicole Collier, R. D. "Bobby" Guerra, Jacey Jetton, Jolanda Jones, Tom Oliverson, Four Price, Reggie Smith, Erin Zwiener)
Minutes: April 15 2021
Senate Committee: State Affairs (Bryan Hughes, Paul Bettencourt, Brian Birdwell, Donna Campbell, Bob Hall, Lois Kolkhorst, Eddie Lucio, Jr., Jane Nelson, Beverly Powell, Charles Schwertner, Judith Zaffirini)

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