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Florida ‘Parental Consent for Abortion Act’ (SB 1774)

This law was last updated on May 8, 2019

This law is Anti–Choice




SB 1774


Failed to Pass


Mar 13, 2019


Co-sponsors: 2
Primary Sponsors: 1
Total Sponsors: 3


Parental Involvement, Physicians Reporting Requirements

Full Bill Text

SB 1774 would prohibit a physician from performing an abortion upon a minor without first obtaining consent from at least one parent or guardian.

Parental consent would not required in cases of medical emergency or when a minor obtains a court order waiving the requirement.

Reporting Requirements

The bill would require physicians to include the following information for each abortion report:

  • If the abortion was performed with consent;
  • If it was performed during a medical emergency;
  • If it was performed with a judicial waiver of consent;
  • The patient’s age; and
  • The number of times the patient has been pregnant and the number of any previous abortion they have received.

Criminal and Civil Penalties

Any person who performs an abortion upon a minor without the consent required by law would be committing a misdemeanor of the first degree.

Any person not authorized to provide consent who provides consent would be committing a misdemeanor of the first degree.

Related Legislation

Similar to HB 1335.

Latest Action

3/1/19 – Prefiled.

3/13/19 – Introduced.

5/3/19 – Died in committee.


Primary Sponsor