March 9, 2011
March 7, 2011(Key vote)
Title: Abortion Clinic Licensing
Vote Smart's Synopsis:
Vote to pass a bill that requires annual licensing for abortion clinics.
Establishes that beginning on April 1, 2012, in order to receive and maintain a license, an abortion clinic shall do the following (Sec. 2):
Apply for a license on a form prescribed by the department;
Satisfy and maintain the minimum health, safety, sanitary and record keeping requirements;
Comply with record keeping and reporting requirements;
Pay the annual licensing fee; and
Cooperate with inspections conducted by the department.
Specifies that this bill shall take effect on July 1, 2011 (Sec. 9).
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.