Coalition's 2020 Legislative Priorities

Reproductive rights

Priority legislation

The Coalition supports these bills. Please contact your reps to let them know if you do, too!
Status Number  Summary Chief patron
Comm SB 635 Right to reproductive choice. Provides that every individual has a fundamental right to choose or refuse contraception and that a pregnant person has a fundamental right to choose to carry a pregnancy to term, give birth to a child, or terminate a pregnancy. Sen. Scott Surovell
Comm SB 712 Requires employers to make reasonable accommodation for the known limitations related to pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions. Sen. Jennifer McClellan
Comm SB 733 Provision of abortion: eliminates procedures and processes, including the performance of an ultrasound. Sen. Jennifer McClellan
Comm SJ 2 Constitutional amendment; personal reproductive liberty (first reference). Establishes the individual right to personal reproductive autonomy. Senator Saslaw


Recommended legislation

Number  Summary Chief patron
Comm HB 526 Requires health benefit plans to cover the costs of specified health care services, drugs, devices, products, and procedures related to reproductive health... Del. Kaye Kory
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Resources

NARAL Virginia Reproductive Rights Legislative Scorecare 2019.

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