HB 416

84(R) - 2015
House State Affairs
House State Affairs
State Affairs

Companion Bill

SB 1873

Vote Recommendation

  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral


Debbie Riddle

Bill Caption

Relating to requiring personnel of abortion facilities and certain other facilities performing abortions to complete training on human trafficking.

Fiscal Notes

No significant fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.

Bill Analysis

HB 416 would add a new subchapter to Chapter 171 (Abortion) of the Health and Safety Code. This subchapter would require employees and volunteers who work at an abortion clinic to undergo a one-time four hour basic education and training program concerning human trafficking.

Vote Recommendation Notes

5/23/2015 update: 

No changes have been made to this legislation in the Senate committee. The Senate chamber sponsor is Senator Campbell. 

First chamber recommendation:

Texas Public Policy Action does not issue vote recommendations on social issues, therefore we are neutral on HB 416. 

Organizations Supporting

Christian Life Commission
Concerned Women for America of Texas
Redeemed Ministries
Texas Alliance for Life
Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops

Organizations Opposed

Texas State NOW