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HB 2036 - Prohibits Abortions After 20 Weeks - Key Vote

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Frank Pratt voted Yea (Concurrence Vote) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -
Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (37-22) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibits Abortions After 20 Weeks

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with Senate amendments and pass a bill that amends the abortion laws.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits a physician from performing an abortion after 20 weeks of gestation except in cases of a medical emergency (Sec. 7).
  • Requires a physician to perform an ultrasound at least 24 hours before an abortion (Sec. 6).
  • Requires at least 1 parent of a minor seeking an abortion to sign a parental consent form provided by the Department of Health Services that describest the risks of surgical and pharmaceutical abortion (Sec. 4).
  • Specifies that if a physician performs an abortion for a minor without the consent of at least 1 of her parents, that physician and any other person who aided the minor in receiving the abortion may face civil action (Sec. 4).
  • Requires abortion clinics to post a sign stating that it is illegal to coerce a woman into getting an abortion and that a woman who is being coerced has the right to protection by law enforcement and social service agencies (Sec. 5).
  • Requires physicians performing surgical abortions to have admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles of the abortion clinic (Sec. 2).
  • Requires the Department of Health Services to maintain a website with certain information including, but not limited to, the following (Sec. 5):
    • A list of agencies that are available to assist the woman through pregnancy, childbirth, and while her child is dependent;
    • Information on the availability of medical assistance benefits for prenatal care, childbirth, and neonatal care;
    • A statement that a physician who performs an abortion on a woman without obtaining her voluntary and informed consent may be liable to her for civil damages;
    • Pictures and text depicting the stages of development of the fetus; and
    • Information describing common methods of abortion and their medical and psychological risks, as well as the risks of carrying a fetus to term.
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 With Amendment (Senate) (20-10) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibits Abortions After 20 Weeks

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits abortions after 20 weeks of gestation.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits a physician from performing an abortion after 20 weeks of gestation except in cases of a medical emergency (Sec. 7).
  • Requires a physician to perform an ultrasound at least 24 hours before an abortion (Sec. 6).
  • Requires at least 1 parent of a minor seeking an abortion to sign a parental consent form provided by the Department of Health Services that describest the risks of surgical and pharmaceutical abortion (Sec. 4).
  • Specifies that if a physician performs an abortion for a minor without the consent of at least 1 of her parents, that physician and any other person who aided the minor in receiving the abortion may face civil action (Sec. 4).
  • Requires abortion clinics to post a sign stating that it is illegal to coerce a woman into getting an abortion and that a woman who is being coerced has the right to protection by law enforcement and social service agencies (Sec. 5).
  • Requires physicians performing surgical abortions to have admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles of the abortion clinic (Sec. 2).
  • Requires the Department of Health Services to maintain a website with certain information including, but not limited to, the following (Sec. 5):
    • A list of agencies that are available to assist the woman through pregnancy, childbirth, and while her child is dependent;
    • Information on the availability of medical assistance benefits for prenatal care, childbirth, and neonatal care;
    • A statement that a physician who performs an abortion on a woman without obtaining her voluntary and informed consent may be liable to her for civil damages;
    • Pictures and text depicting the stages of development of the fetus; and
    • Information describing common methods of abortion and their medical and psychological risks, as well as the risks of carrying a fetus to term.
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) (55-0) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Prohibits Abortions After 20 Weeks

Sponsors

  • Kimberly Yee (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
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