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SB 1742 - Abortion Information Requirements and Changes to the Definition of Homicide - Key Vote

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Jerry Ellis voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (38-8) - (Key vote)

Title: Abortion Information Requirements and Changes to the Definition of Homicide

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that includes in the definition of a homicide, the death of an unborn child or fetus, and specifies that it does not include abortions, or any other standard medical procedure; and that the woman cannot be prosecuted, except under certain circumstances. The bill also requires that an ultrasound be offered to a woman before an abortion is available and that 24 hours prior to an abortion a woman 20 or more week pregnant must be given information concerning pain. The bill requires written consent of a parent to be obtained before a minor can have an abortion.

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (84-5) - (Key vote)

Title: Abortion Information Requirements and Changes to the Definition of Homicide

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that includes in the definition of a homicide, the death of an unborn child or fetus, and specifies that it does not include abortions, or any other standard medical procedure; and that the woman cannot be prosecuted, except under certain circumstances. The bill also requires that an ultrasound be offered to a woman before an abortion is available and that 24 hours prior to an abortion a woman 20 or more week pregnant must be given information concerning pain. The bill requires written consent of a parent to be obtained before a minor can have an abortion.

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (43-1) -
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Abortion Information Requirements and Changes to the Definition of Homicide

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