Coalition's 2020 Legislative Priorities

Women's Issues

Priority legislation All VGC Priority Legislation

The Coalition supports these bills. Please contact your reps to let them know you do, too!
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Signed by Governor.
Passed Passed House or Senate.
Comm In Committee.
Read1/2/3 Read in chamber.
Reported Approved by Comm.
Recommends Recommended by Subcommittee.
Left Left in committee.
Incorp Incorporated into another bill.
Stricken Bill withdrawn.
House Senate Number Summary Chief Patron
Pending HB 1922 Medical assistance; coverage for reproductive health services. Cia Price
Passed HB 1896 Allows plans with abortion coverage to be traded on the state exchange Sally Hudson
Passed SB 1276 Essential health benefits; abortion coverage. Jennifer McClellan
PBI SB 1228 Virginia Equal Pay Act; civil penalties. Jennifer Boysko
Reported SB 1227 Hormonal contraceptives; payment of medical assistance for 12-month supply. Jennifer Boysko
Reported HB 1817 Certified nurse midwives; practice. Dawn Adams
HB 5045 Makes it a felony for LE to commit the offense of carnal knowledge with a person being held in custody. Wendy Gooditis
Comm SB 1310 Employment; domestic service; Human Rights Act. Jennifer McClellan
Recommends HB 2053 Accessory Dwelling Units Ibraheem Samirah
Comm HB 2002 Child support; health care coverage. Ibraheem Samirah
Comm HB 2212 Children's Services Act; effective monitoring and implementation. Ken Plum
HB 5108 Changed membership of Criminal Justice Services Board to include more diversity and also mental health professionals Wendy Gooditis
Stricken SB 635 Right to reproductive choice. Sen. Scott Surovell
Continued HB 712 Virginia Human Rights Act. Sen. Jennifer McClellan
Passed Passed SB 733 Provision of abortion. Sen. Jennifer McClellan
Continued SJ 2 Constitutional amendment. Sen. Richard Saslaw

Recommended legislation

House Senate Number Summary Chief Patron
Continued HB 526 Coverage for reproductive health services. Del. Kaye Kory
Continued HB 1445 Reproductive health services. Del. Cia Price

Contact your Reps

State-wide orgs

NARAL Pro-Choice
We advocate, educate, and organize to protect and further reproductive freedom in the Commonwealth.

Virginia National Organization for Women
Membership group promoting equal rights and justice for all.

More organizations involved in Women's Issues

"In this session, we will break down the medically-unnecessary barriers to abortions Republicans have erected over the past few decades. Decisions about health care should be between a woman and her doctor. We intend to restore that balance and get the government out of the doctor’s office." —Del.Kaye Kory