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Iowa Bill Banning the Use of Fetal Body Parts (SF 2140)

This law was last updated on Jun 28, 2016

This law is Anti–Choice




SF 2140


Failed to Pass


Feb 10, 2016


Primary Sponsors: 24
Total Sponsors: 24


Fetal Tissue, Human Embryo and Fetal Research

Full Bill Text

SF 2140 would prohibit a person from knowingly acquiring, providing, receiving, or using a fetal body part, regardless of whether the acquisition, provision, receipt, or use is for valuable consideration.

This would not apply to:

  • diagnostic or remedial tests, procedures, or observations which have the sole purpose of determining the life or health of the fetus in order to provide that information to the pregnant woman or to preserve the life or health of the fetus or pregnant woman; or
  • the actions of a person taken in the furtherance of the final disposition of a fetal body part.

A person who violates this provision would be guilty of a class “C” felony.


Similar to HF 2297 and HF 2329.