State Legislation


Fertility Preservation Bill

SB 172 Health care coverage: fertility preservation (full bill)


Would apply to large group policies; coverage for standard fertility preservation services if necessary medical treatment may cause iatrogenic infertility

Bill History

Introduced: 1/23/17.
Amended & referred to Health Committee: 3/07/17
Senate Health Committee Hearing: 4/26/17; sent to Appropriations
Current Status: in Senate Suspense File


This legislation is being sponsored by Senator Portantino (D). He introduced similar legislation as an Assembly Member in 2011; in his absence from the CA Legislature, the legislation was reintroduced by Assembly Member Quirk-Silva (AB 912). AB 912 passed both houses, but was then vetoed by Governor Brown.

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