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HB 854 - Abortion Requirements - Key Vote

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Legislation - Veto Override Passed (Senate) (29-19) -
Legislation - Veto Override Passed (House) (72-47) - (Key vote)

Title: Abortion Requirements

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to override a veto of a bill that requires physicians to provide certain information at least 24 hours before an abortion is performed.

Highlights:
  • Requires physicians to provide certain information including, but not limited to, the following at least 24 hours prior to performing an abortion (Sec. 1):
    • Information about the medical risks associated with that particular abortion procedure;
    • Information about the medical risks associated with carrying the child to term;
    • The probable gestational age of the fetus at the time the abortion procedure is to be performed;
    • A display of a real-time view of the fetus and heart tone monitoring that enables the pregnant woman to view her fetus or listen to the heartbeat of the fetus;
    • Information about medical assistance benefits that may be available for prenatal care, childbirth, and neonatal care;
    • Information about how the father of the fetus is required to assist in the support of his child; and
    • Information about alternatives to abortion, including keeping the baby or putting it up for adoption.
  • Exempts abortions performed as a result of a "medical emergency" from the provisions of this bill (Sec. 1).
  • Defines "medical emergency" as a condition which so complicates the condition of the pregnant woman that an immediate abortion is necessary in order to avert her woman's death or to prevent substantial and irreversible physical impairment of a major bodily function, not including psychological or emotional conditions (Sec. 1).
  • Requires a physician or qualified professional to inform the woman of the following services, if the physician or qualified professional has reason to believe that a woman is being coerced into an abortion (Sec. 1):
    • Rape crisis centers;
    • Shelters for victims of domestic violence;
    • Restraining orders; and
    • Pregnancy care centers.
Note:

NOTE: A THREE- FIFTHS MAJORITY OF THE ELECTED MEMBERS IS REQUIRED TO OVERRIDE A GOVERNOR'S VETO.

Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -

Title: Abortion Requirements

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (29-20) - (Key vote)

Title: Abortion Requirements

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires physicians to provide certain information at least 24 hours prior to performing an abortion.

Highlights:
  • Requires physicians to provide certain information including, but not limited to, the following at least 24 hours prior to performing an abortion (Sec. 1):
    • Information about the medical risks associated with that particular abortion procedure;
    • Information about the medical risks associated with carrying the child to term;
    • The probable gestational age of the fetus at the time the abortion procedure is to be performed;
    • A display of a real-time view of the fetus and heart tone monitoring that enables the pregnant woman to view her fetus or listen to the heartbeat of the fetus;
    • Information about medical assistance benefits that may be available for prenatal care, childbirth, and neonatal care;
    • Information about how the father of the fetus is required to assist in the support of his child; and
    • Information about alternatives to abortion, including keeping the baby or putting it up for adoption.
  • Exempts abortions performed as a result of a "medical emergency" from the provisions of this bill (Sec. 1).
  • Defines "medical emergency" as a condition which so complicates the condition of the pregnant woman that an immediate abortion is necessary in order to avert her woman's death or to prevent substantial and irreversible physical impairment of a major bodily function, not including psychological or emotional conditions (Sec. 1).
  • Requires a physician or qualified professional to inform the woman of the following services, if the physician or qualified professional has reason to believe that a woman is being coerced into an abortion (Sec. 1):
    • Rape crisis centers;
    • Shelters for victims of domestic violence;
    • Restraining orders; and
    • Pregnancy care centers.
Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A SECOND READING VOTE TO END DEBATE ON THE BILL AND ADVANCE IT TO THE THIRD READING IN WHICH AN UP-OR-DOWN VOTE FOR PASSAGE WILL OCCUR ONLY IF VOTES CHANGE OR THE THIRD READING OCCURS ON A DIFFERENT LEGISLATIVE DAY.

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (71-48) - (Key vote)

Title: Abortion Requirements

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires physicians to provide certain information at least 24 hours prior to performing an abortion.

Highlights:
  • Requires physicians to provide certain information including, but not limited to, the following at least 24 hours prior to performing an abortion (Sec. 1):
    • Information about the medical risks associated with that particular abortion procedure;
    • Information about the medical risks associated with carrying the child to term;
    • The probable gestational age of the fetus at the time the abortion procedure is to be performed;
    • A display of a real-time view of the fetus and heart tone monitoring that enables the pregnant woman to view her fetus or listen to the heartbeat of the fetus;
    • Information about medical assistance benefits that may be available for prenatal care, childbirth, and neonatal care;
    • Information about how the father of the fetus is required to assist in the support of his child; and
    • Information about alternatives to abortion, including keeping the baby or putting it up for adoption.
  • Exempts abortions performed as a result of a "medical emergency" from the provisions of this bill (Sec. 1).
  • Defines "medical emergency" as a condition which so complicates the condition of the pregnant woman that an immediate abortion is necessary in order to avert her woman's death or to prevent substantial and irreversible physical impairment of a major bodily function, not including psychological or emotional conditions (Sec. 1).
  • Requires a physician or qualified professional to inform the woman of the following services, if the physician or qualified professional has reason to believe that a woman is being coerced into an abortion (Sec. 1):
    • Rape crisis centers;
    • Shelters for victims of domestic violence;
    • Restraining orders; and
    • Pregnancy care centers.
Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A SECOND READING VOTE TO END DEBATE ON THE BILL AND ADVANCE IT TO THE THIRD READING IN WHICH AN UP-OR-DOWN VOTE FOR PASSAGE WILL OCCUR ONLY IF VOTES CHANGE OR THE THIRD READING OCCURS ON A DIFFERENT LEGISLATIVE DAY.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Abortion Requirements

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