Abortion

2022 Florida Legislative
Session on Abortion

Click on the bill number of any proposed House and Senate legislation below to view its full text, current status, companion bills, committees considering it, all sponsors and effective date, if enacted. We will provide updates for certain bills, as well as relevant stories and resources so you can get more information. The database will be updated regularly.

Title
Bill#
Description
Sponsor

Abortion Clinic Regulations

Removes requirement delaying abortion procedure; removes prohibition on expending funds for benefit of, paying funds to, or initiating or renewing contracts with certain organizations that perform abortions under certain circumstances, etc.

Rep. Anna Eskamani (D)

Abortion

Requires physician to conduct test for, & inform woman seeking abortion of, presence of detectable fetal heartbeat; prohibits physician from performing or inducing abortion if fetal heartbeat is detected or if physician fails to conduct test to detect fetal heartbeat, etc.

Rep. Webster Barnaby (R)

Reducing Fetal and Infant Mortality

Reducing Fetal and Infant Mortality; Revises purpose & requirements for Comprehensive Statewide Tobacco Education & Use Prevention Program; requires DOH to contract with local healthy start coalitions for creation of fetal & infant mortality review committees, etc.

Rep. Erin Grall (R) and Jenna Persons-Mulicka (R)

Informed Consent for Termination Of Pregnancy

Deleting the requirement that a physician be physically present in the same room when informing a pregnant woman of specified information for purposes of obtaining informed consent for termination of a pregnancy etc.

Sen. Gary M. Farmer, Jr. (D)

Reproductive Health Care Rights

Creating the “Reproductive Health Care Protections Act”; providing that each person has certain fundamental rights related to reproductive health care; prohibiting [anyone] from interfering with a person’s exercise of such fundamental rights, etc.

Sen. Lori Berman (D)

Abortion Clinic Regulations

Deleting a specified timeframe in which certain information must be provided to a pregnant woman before a termination of pregnancy may be performed, etc.

Sen. Lauren Book (D)

Fetal and Infant Mortality Reduction

Revising the purpose and requirements for the Comprehensive Statewide Tobacco Education and Use Prevention Program; requiring the Department of Health to contract with local healthy start coalitions for the creation of fetal and infant mortality review committees etc.

Sen. Kelli Stargel (R)