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HB 214 - Prohibits Abortion After a Diagnosis of Down Syndrome - Ohio Key Vote

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Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (20-12) - (Key vote)
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Title: Prohibits Abortion After a Diagnosis of Down Syndrome

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits abortion after a fetal diagnosis of Down Syndrome.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits any individual from performing, inducing, or attempting to induce an abortion on a pregnant individual if they have knowledge that the individual is seeking the abortion for the following reasons (Sec. 1):
    • A prenatal diagnosis of Down Syndrome;

    • A test result indicating Down Syndrome; or

    • Any other reason to believe the fetus has Down Syndrome.

  • Authorizes the State Medical Board power to revoke a physician’s license to practice medicine if the physician violates this provision (Sec. 1).

  • Classifies a violation of this provision as a fourth degree felony (Sec. 1).

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (64-31) - (Key vote)
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Title: Prohibits Abortion After a Diagnosis of Down Syndrome

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

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits abortion after a fetal diagnosis of Down Syndrome.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits any individual from performing, inducing, or attempting to induce an abortion on a pregnant individual if they have knowledge that the individual is seeking the abortion for the following reasons (Sec. 1):
    • A prenatal diagnosis of Down Syndrome;

    • A test result indicating Down Syndrome; or

    • Any other reason to believe the fetus has Down Syndrome.

  • Authorizes the State Medical Board power to revoke a physician’s license to practice medicine if the physician violates this provision (Sec. 1).

  • Classifies a violation of this provision as a fourth degree felony (Sec. 1).

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Prohibits Abortion After a Diagnosis of Down Syndrome

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