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HB 2002 - Amends Notification Requirements for Abortions Performed on Minors - West Virginia Key Vote

Tim Armstead voted Yea (Concurrence Vote) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Amends Notification Requirements for Abortions Performed on Minors

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (82-17) - (Key vote)
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Title: Amends Notification Requirements for Abortions Performed on Minors

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with Senate amendments and pass a bill which requires a psychiatrist of judge to determine whether the parental notification requirement for abortions performed on minors may be waived.

Highlights:

 

  • Prohibits physicians from performing an abortion upon a minor until notice of the pending abortion has been given to the minor’s parents or legal guardians (Sec. 3).

  • Authorizes physicians to perform an abortion immediately without notifying the parents if they conclude that a medical emergency exists and there is insufficient time to provide the notice, but requires that the parents be notified at some point within 48 hours after the procedure (Sec. 5).

  • Authorizes minors who object to the required notice to petition the court for a waiver (Sec. 4).

  • Requires the court to waive the notice if there’s a medical necessity or if parental notification would not be in the best interest of the minor (Sec. 4).
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (28-6) - (Key vote)
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Title: Amends Notification Requirements for Abortions Performed on Minors

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass with amendment a bill which requires a psychiatrist of judge to determine whether the parental notification requirement for abortions performed on minors may be waived.

Highlights:

 

  • Prohibits physicians from performing an abortion upon a minor until notice of the pending abortion has been given to the minor’s parents or legal guardians (Sec. 3).

  • Authorizes physicians to perform an abortion immediately without notifying the parents if they conclude that a medical emergency exists and there is insufficient time to provide the notice, but requires that the parents be notified at some point within 48 hours after the procedure (Sec. 5).

  • Authorizes minors who object to the required notice to petition the court for a waiver (Sec. 4).

  • Requires the court to waive the notice if there’s a medical necessity or if parental notification would not be in the best interest of the minor (Sec. 4).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (98-0) -

Title: Amends Notification Requirements for Abortions Performed on Minors

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Amends Notification Requirements for Abortions Performed on Minors

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