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HB 1510 - Prohibits Abortion After 15 Weeks of Pregnancy - Mississippi Key Vote

Jenifer Branning voted Yea (Passage With Amendment) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Prohibits Abortion After 15 Weeks of Pregnancy

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (76-34) - (Key vote)
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Title: Prohibits Abortion After 15 Weeks of Pregnancy

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with Senate amendments and pass a bill that prohibits performing an abortion on an individual who has been pregnant for more than 15 weeks.

Highlights:

 

  • Prohibits a physician from performing an abortion on an individual who has been pregnant for more than 15 weeks except in medical emergencies or in cases of a severe fetal abnormality (Sec. 1).

  • Defines “severe fetal abnormality” as a “life-threatening physical condition that, in reasonable medical judgement, regardless of the provision of life-saving medical treatment, is incompatible with life outside the womb” (Sec. 1).

  • Requires a suspended or revoked medical license for any physician who intentionally or knowingly violates this prohibition (Sec. 1).

  • Requires physicians who perform an abortion on an individual who has been pregnant for at least 15 weeks to submit a report within 15 days to the state’s health department specifying the date, method used, and reason for the procedure (Sec. 1).

  • Prohibits the report from disclosing the name of the individual upon whom an abortion was performed (Sec. 1).

Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (35-14) - (Key vote)
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Title: Prohibits Abortion After 15 Weeks of Pregnancy

Vote Result
Yea Votes
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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass with amendment a bill that prohibits performing an abortion on an individual who has been pregnant for more than 15 weeks.

Highlights:

 

  • Prohibits a physician from performing an abortion on an individual who has been pregnant for more than 15 weeks except in medical emergencies or in cases of a severe fetal abnormality (Sec. 1).

  • Defines “severe fetal abnormality” as a “life-threatening physical condition that, in reasonable medical judgement, regardless of the provision of life-saving medical treatment, is incompatible with life outside the womb” (Sec. 1).

  • Requires a suspended or revoked medical license for any physician who intentionally or knowingly violates this prohibition (Sec. 1).

  • Requires physicians who perform an abortion on an individual who has been pregnant for at least 15 weeks to submit a report within 15 days to the state’s health department specifying the date, method used, and reason for the procedure (Sec. 1).

  • Prohibits the report from disclosing the name of the individual upon whom an abortion was performed (Sec. 1).

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (80-31) - (Key vote)
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Title: Prohibits Abortion After 15 Weeks of Pregnancy

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

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits performing an abortion on an individual who has been pregnant for more than 15 weeks.

Highlights:

 

  • Prohibits a physician from performing an abortion on an individual who has been pregnant for more than 15 weeks except in medical emergencies or in cases of severe fetal abnormality (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that a violation is considered a felony and any individual convicted of such will be subject to a prison sentence of at least 1 year but not more than 10 years (Sec. 1).

  • Requires physicians who perform an abortion on an individual who has been pregnant for more than 15 weeks to submit a report within 15 days of the procedure to the state’s health department specifying the date and method used as well as the reason for its necessity (Sec. 1).

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Prohibits Abortion After 15 Weeks of Pregnancy

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