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Virginia Bill Regarding Definition of ‘Birth Control’ (HB 1541)

This law was last updated on Jan 19, 2015


This law is Pro–Choice

State

Virginia

Number

HB 1541

Status

Failed to Pass

Proposed

Jan 6, 2015

Sponsors

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

Full Bill Text

leg1.state.va.us

HB 1541 would have defined the term “birth control” to mean “contraceptive methods that are approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.” The bill would have also clarified that birth control is not considered abortion for purposes of Virginia’s criminal code, Title 18.2.

 


People

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