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HF 2175 - Prohibits Webcam Abortions - Key Vote

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Legislation - Referred to Committee (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (55-42) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibits Webcam Abortions

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits an abortion via a webcam or other telecommunications technology.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits an individual from dispensing to a pregnant woman via certain telecommunications technology including, but not limited to, a webcam or teleconferencing any chemical agent or drug “designed” to terminate a pregnancy with the “intent” that the pregnant woman will use the agent or drug to terminate the pregnancy (Sec. 1).
  • Specifies that a licensed health professional who violates the provisions of this bill is subject to “applicable” license discipline procedures including, but not limited to, revocation of licensure and civil penalties (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Prohibits Webcam Abortions

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