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HB 2115 - Late-Term/Partial Birth Abortion Reporting Requirements - Key Vote

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Tom Holland voted Nay (Conference Report Vote) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Veto Override Failed (Senate) (26-14) - (Key vote)

Title: Late-Term/Partial Birth Abortion Reporting Requirements

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to override a veto of a bill that creates new reporting requirements for partial birth/late term abortions and allows civil action to be undertaken with regards to procedures that violate state abortion laws (K.S.A. 65-6703).

Highlights:
-Requires a physician who is performing an partial birth/late term abortion to report the following (Secs. 1 and 4):
    -The medical basis and reasons, including the specific medical diagnosis, for the determination that an abortion is necessary to preserve the life of the pregnant woman or that the continuation of the pregnancy will cause "susbtantial and irreversible" impairment of a major bodily function of the pregnant woman; -The name of the referring physician; and -A sworn statement by the physician performing the abortion and the referring physician that such physicians are not legally or financially affiliated.
-Allows a woman upon whom an abortion is performed in violation of state laws, the father, if married to the woman at the time she receives the procedure, and the parents or guardians of the woman, if she is under 18 at the time of the abortion, to obtain "appropriate relief" through a civil action, and specifies that such relief shall include the following (Sec. 4):
    -Money damages for all injuries, psychological and physical, occasioned by the violation; -Statutory damages equal to three times the cost of the abortion; and -"Reasonable" attorney fees.
Note:

NOTE: A TWO-THIRDS MAJORITY VOTE OF ELECTED (OR APPOINTED) MEMBERS IS REQUIRED TO OVERRIDE A GOVERNOR'S VETO.

Legislation - Veto Override Passed (House) (86-35) - (Key vote)

Title: Late-Term/Partial Birth Abortion Reporting Requirements

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to override a veto of a bill that creates new reporting requirements for partial birth/late term abortions and allows civil action to be undertaken with regards to procedures that violate state abortion laws (K.S.A. 65-6703).

Highlights:
-Requires a physician who is performing an partial birth/late term abortion to report the following (Secs. 1 and 4):
    -The medical basis and reasons, including the specific medical diagnosis, for the determination that an abortion is necessary to preserve the life of the pregnant woman or that the continuation of the pregnancy will cause "susbtantial and irreversible" impairment of a major bodily function of the pregnant woman; -The name of the referring physician; and -A sworn statement by the physician performing the abortion and the referring physician that such physicians are not legally or financially affiliated.
-Allows a woman upon whom an abortion is performed in violation of state laws, the father, if married to the woman at the time she receives the procedure, and the parents or guardians of the woman, if she is under 18 at the time of the abortion, to obtain "appropriate relief" through a civil action, and specifies that such relief shall include the following (Sec. 4):
    -Money damages for all injuries, psychological and physical, occasioned by the violation; -Statutory damages equal to three times the cost of the abortion; and -"Reasonable" attorney fees.
Note:

NOTE: THIS VOTE RECONSIDERS A PREVIOUS VOTE.

NOTE: A TWO-THIRDS MAJORITY VOTE OF ELECTED (OR APPOINTED) MEMBERS IS REQUIRED TO OVERRIDE A GOVERNOR'S VETO.

Legislation - Veto Override Failed (House) (82-40) -
Note:

NOTE: A TWO-THIRDS MAJORITY VOTE OF ELECTED (OR APPOINTED) MEMBERS IS REQUIRED TO OVERRIDE A GOVERNOR'S VETO.

Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -

Title: Late-Term/Partial Birth Abortion Reporting Requirements

Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (83-36) - (Key vote)

Title: Late-Term/Partial Birth Abortion Reporting Requirements

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that creates new reporting requirements for partial birth/late term abortions and allows civil action to be undertaken with regards to procedures that violate state abortion laws (K.S.A. 65-6703).

Highlights:
-Requires a physician who is performing an partial birth/late term abortion to report the following (Secs. 1 and 4):
    -The medical basis and reasons, including the specific medical diagnosis, for the determination that an abortion is necessary to preserve the life of the pregnant woman or that the continuation of the pregnancy will cause "susbtantial and irreversible" impairment of a major bodily function of the pregnant woman; -The name of the referring physician; and -A sworn statement by the physician performing the abortion and the referring physician that such physicians are not legally or financially affiliated.
-Allows a woman upon whom an abortion is performed in violation of state laws, the father, if married to the woman at the time she receives the procedure, and the parents or guardians of the woman, if she is under 18 at the time of the abortion, to obtain "appropriate relief" through a civil action, and specifies that such relief shall include the following (Sec. 4):
    -Money damages for all injuries, psychological and physical, occasioned by the violation; -Statutory damages equal to three times the cost of the abortion; and -"Reasonable" attorney fees.
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (24-15) - (Key vote)

Title: Late-Term/Partial Birth Abortion Reporting Requirements

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that creates new reporting requirements for partial birth/late term abortions and allows civil action to be undertaken with regards to procedures that violate state abortion laws (K.S.A. 65-6703).

Highlights:
-Requires a physician who is performing an partial birth/late term abortion to report the following (Secs. 1 and 4):
    -The medical basis and reasons, including the specific medical diagnosis, for the determination that an abortion is necessary to preserve the life of the pregnant woman or that the continuation of the pregnancy will cause "susbtantial and irreversible" impairment of a major bodily function of the pregnant woman; -The name of the referring physician; and -A sworn statement by the physician performing the abortion and the referring physician that such physicians are not legally or financially affiliated.
-Allows a woman upon whom an abortion is performed in violation of state laws, the father, if married to the woman at the time she receives the procedure, and the parents or guardians of the woman, if she is under 18 at the time of the abortion, to obtain "appropriate relief" through a civil action, and specifies that such relief shall include the following (Sec. 4):
    -Money damages for all injuries, psychological and physical, occasioned by the violation; -Statutory damages equal to three times the cost of the abortion; and -"Reasonable" attorney fees.
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (35-3) -
Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (125-0) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Late-Term/Partial Birth Abortion Reporting Requirements

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