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 Bill Status of HB0011  101st General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Mary E. Flowers - LaToya Greenwood - Rita Mayfield - Anne Stava-Murray

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Biological Specimen Guardianship Act. Provides that the court may enter an order appointing a guardian over a biological specimen if: (1) the petitioner is a descendant of the subject from whom a biological specimen has been obtained; and (2) the biological specimen was obtained and used in a manner that violates specified federal regulations. Provides that a guardian may: grant or refuse consent to the use of the biological specimen; ensure that the use of the biological specimen safeguards the privacy of the guardian and others; and seek compensation for the prior use of the biological specimen without consent. Provides that notwithstanding any other statute of limitation or statute of repose, an action under the Act may be filed at any time. Provides that any applicable statute of repose or statute of limitation relating to the unauthorized use of a biological specimen begins to run on the date of appointment of a guardian under the Act.

DateChamber Action
  11/30/2018HousePrefiled with Clerk by Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  1/9/2019HouseFirst Reading
  1/9/2019HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/29/2019HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Civil Committee
  2/7/2019HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood
  2/8/2019HouseTo Family Law Subcommittee
  2/14/2019HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
  3/13/2019HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Anne Stava-Murray
  3/29/2019HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

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