Unborn Child Dignity Act

Unborn Child Dignity Act

S.B. 27

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Introduced in the Ohio Senate - February 12, 2019

Sponsor Testimony in the Ohio Senate Health, Human Services, and Medicaid Committee - February 26, 2019

Proponent Testimony in committee - March 20, 2019

Opponent Testimony in committee - March 26, 2019

Passed out of the Ohio Senate Health, Human Services, and Medicaid Committee - March 26, 2019

Passed the Ohio Senate - March 27, 2019

Sponsor Testimony in the Ohio House Civil Justice Committee - April 9, 2019

This bill seeks to promote the dignity of the unborn through proper burial while strengthening Ohio’s laws on informed consent. Deceased unborn infants deserve the same respect as other human beings. Currently, the Ohio Revised Code prohibits the trafficking of the products of conception (2919.14) yet fails to establish protocols regarding the humane disposal of aborted infants. Several states, including Indiana, have enacted legislation to ensure that miscarried, stillborn, or aborted infants are treated with dignity. If enacted, this legislation would require the Ohio Department of Health to establish rules for the proper disposal of products of conception and define “humane disposal” as earthly burial or cremation.

Bill Sponsors

Joe Uecker

Ohio State Senator (R)
(614) 466-8082

Ohio Right To Life
88 East Broad Street, Suite 620
Columbus, OH 43215

(614) 547-0099
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