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2015 Senate Bill 564: Criminalize selling aborted fetuses or body parts

Public Act 386 of 2016

Introduced by Sen. Phil Pavlov (R) on October 15, 2015
To make it a crime for physician or a person associated with a physician to knowingly benefit financially from or receive compensation for transferring or selling an embryo, fetus or neonate, including organs, tissues, or cells, if this was obtained as the result of an elective abortion.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Oversight Committee on October 15, 2015
Reported in the Senate on February 16, 2016
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Amendment offered by Sen. Vincent Gregory (D) on April 27, 2016
To delete the substance of the bill.
The amendment failed 9 to 27 in the Senate on April 27, 2016.
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Amendment offered by Sen. Curtis Hertel, Jr. (D) on April 27, 2016
To tie-bar the bill to Senate Bill 466, meaning this bill cannot become law unless that one does also. SB 466 would impose a new coverage mandate that would require health insurance policies that contain prescription drug coverage to cover contraceptives.
The amendment failed 10 to 26 in the Senate on April 27, 2016.
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Amendment offered by Sen. Coleman Young, II (D) on April 27, 2016
To tie-bar the bill to Senate Bill 467, meaning this bill cannot become law unless that one does also. SB 467 would require public schools to offer sex education classes that include “comprehensive sexuality education that is medically accurate and age-appropriate for all grade levels".
The amendment failed 10 to 26 in the Senate on April 27, 2016.
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Passed 26 to 10 in the Senate on April 27, 2016.
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(same description)
To make it a crime for physician or a person associated with a physician to knowingly benefit financially from or receive compensation for transferring or selling an embryo, fetus or neonate, including organs, tissues, or cells, if this was obtained as the result of an elective abortion.
Received in the House on April 27, 2016
Referred to the House Health Policy Committee on April 27, 2016
Reported in the House on December 6, 2016
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Amendment offered by Rep. Thomas Hooker (R) on December 13, 2016
To replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises details but does not change the substance as previously described.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on December 13, 2016
Passed 69 to 37 in the House on December 14, 2016.
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(same description)
To make it a crime for physician or a person associated with a physician to knowingly benefit financially from or receive compensation for transferring or selling an embryo, fetus or neonate, including organs, tissues, or cells, if this was obtained as the result of an elective abortion.
Received in the Senate on December 14, 2016
Passed 26 to 11 in the Senate on December 14, 2016.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To concur with the House-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on December 28, 2016

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