SB 730 (2023) -  Pregnant Women in Custody

by Jones (CO-SPONSORS) Osgood
Citing this act as “Ava’s Law”; requiring that every female who is arrested and not released on bond within 72 hours after arrest be administered a pregnancy test within a specified timeframe, upon her request; defining the term “pregnant woman”; authorizing a sentencing court to stay the beginning of the period of incarceration for up to a certain amount of time for a pregnant woman convicted of any offense; requiring that, within 10 days after the end of the stay and the commencement of the woman’s incarceration, she be offered and receive, upon her request, a specified assessment and services, etc.
Effective Date: 07/01/2023
Last Event: 05/05/23 S Died in Criminal Justice on Friday, May 5, 2023 10:59 AM

Referred Committees and Committee Actions

Senate Referrals

  • Criminal Justice
  • Fiscal Policy

Related Bills

Staff Analysis

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Vote History

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Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: S Died in Criminal Justice Time: 05/05/2023 - 10:59 AM Member: Committee: Criminal Justice Version: __
Event: S Introduced Time: 03/07/2023 - 10:45 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Referred to Criminal Justice; Fiscal Policy Time: 02/23/2023 - 6:05 PM Member: Committee: Criminal Justice Version: __
Event: S Filed Time: 02/13/2023 - 2:42 PM Member: Committee: Version: __

Statutes Referenced by this Bill

Statute Other Bill Citations
907.033 CS/CS/HB 779
925.13 CS/CS/HB 779