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SB 62 - Authorizes Medical Professionals and Facilities to Not Provide Referrals for Abortions or Sterilizations - Key Vote

Kansas Key Votes

Michael O'Neal voted Yea (Passage With Amendment) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Became Law Without Governor's Signature (Executive) -
Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (23-16) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (95-29) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorizes Medical Professionals and Facilities to Not Provide Referrals for Abortions or Sterilizations

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes individuals and medical facilities to not participate in any medical action that may result in the termination of a pregnancy or in the sterilization of a person.

Highlights:
  •  Authorizes individuals and medical facilities to refuse to provide referrals for medical procedures which may result in the termination of a pregnancy or in the sterilization of a person (Secs. 1-4).
  • Authorizes individuals and medical facilities to refuse to participate in the prescription or administration of any device or drug which may result in the termination of a pregnancy (Secs. 1 & 2).
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 (Senate) (38-0) -
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Authorizes Medical Professionals and Facilities to Not Provide Referrals for Abortions or Sterilizations

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