Bill Summary

SB 630 Pregnant Women in Custody (2022 Session)
by Jones Co Sponsors: Powell
Pregnant Women in Custody; Citing this act as "Ava’s Law'; requiring that every female who is arrested and not released on bond within 72 hours after arrest be administered a pregnancy test within a specified timeframe, upon her request; requiring that, if a pregnant woman is convicted of a crime and sentenced to incarceration of any length, the sentencing judge provide the pregnant woman the opportunity to defer the imposed sentence until a specified time after delivery; authorizing sanctions for a new criminal conviction or violation of the terms and conditions ordered by the judge, etc. Effective Date: 7/1/2022
10/25/21
SENATE
Filed
11/03/21
SENATE
Referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Appropriations
11/22/21
SENATE
On Committee agenda - Criminal Justice, 11/30/21, 12:30 pm, 110 S
11/30/21
SENATE
Favorable by Criminal Justice; 7 Yeas, 0 Nays
11/30/21
SENATE
Now in Judiciary
01/26/22
SENATE
On Committee agenda - Judiciary, 01/31/22, 3:00 pm, 412 K
0630
Filed on 10/25/21
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907.033
925.13
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