Key Votes

Com Sub SB 544 - Parental Notification of Juvenile Abortions - Key Vote

West Virginia Key Votes

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Legislation - Bill Sent To Committee (House) -

Title: Parental Notification of Juvenile Abortions

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires physicians to submit notices to the parent / guardian(s) of unmarried minors regarding abortion procedures.

Highlights:
-Requires that notice of the abortion be given in person or via certified mail no less than 48 hours before abortion procedure [sec. 16-2F-4 (a)(1)]. -Allows for exceptions to parental notification if there is a medical emergency, a threat to the pregnant woman's life or if a circuit judge issues a waiver for parental notification [sec. 16-2F-4 (b)(1)(2)].
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (28-4) - (Key vote)

Title: Parental Notification of Juvenile Abortions

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires physicians to submit notices to the parent / guardian(s) of unmarried minors regarding abortion procedures.

Highlights:
-Requires that notice of the abortion be given in person or via certified mail no less than 48 hours before abortion procedure [sec. 16-2F-4 (a)(1)]. -Allows for exceptions to parental notification if there is a medical emergency, a threat to the pregnant woman's life or if a circuit judge issues a waiver for parental notification [sec. 16-2F-4 (b)(1)(2)].
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Parental Notification of Juvenile Abortions

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