2017 Senate Bill 215

Revise surrendered newborn confidentiality details

Introduced in the Senate

March 7, 2017

Introduced by Sen. Judy Emmons (R-33)

To revise details of the confidentiality granted to parents who surrender a newborn under a law that facilitates this and provides liability waivers. The bill would require records in these cases to list the parents as "unknown" and the newborn as "Baby Doe".

Referred to the Committee on Families, Seniors, and Human Services

March 14, 2017

Reported without amendment

With the recommendation that the bill pass.

March 16, 2017

Passed in the Senate 37 to 0 (details)

Received in the House

March 16, 2017

Referred to the Committee on Health Policy