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H 5125 - Establishes Abortion Procedures as Protected State Law - Rhode Island Key Vote

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Establishes Abortion Procedures as Protected State Law

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (45-29) - (Key vote)
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Title: Establishes Abortion Procedures as Protected State Law

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with Senate amendments and pass a bill that establishes abortion procedures as protected state law.

Highlights:

 

  • Prohibits the state or any agency, except when directed by federal law, from restricting an individual from preventing, commencing, continuing, or terminating a pregnancy prior to or after fetal viability is determined (Sec. 1).

  • Prohibits the state or any agency, except when directed by federal law, from restricting the use of evidence-based, medically recognized methods of contraception or abortion (Sec. 1).

  • Defines “fetal viability” as the stage of gestation where the attending physician determines that there is a reasonable likelihood of the fetus’ sustained survival outside of the womb with or without artificial support (Sec. 1).

Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (21-17) - (Key vote)
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Title: Establishes Abortion Procedures as Protected State Law

Vote Result
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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass with amendment a bill that establishes abortion procedures as protected state law.

Highlights:

 

  • Prohibits the state or any agency, except when directed by federal law, from restricting an individual from preventing, commencing, continuing, or terminating a pregnancy prior to or after fetal viability is determined (Sec. 1).

  • Prohibits the state or any agency, except when directed by federal law, from restricting the use of evidence-based, medically recognized methods of contraception or abortion (Sec. 1).

  • Defines “fetal viability” as the stage of gestation where the attending physician determines that there is a reasonable likelihood of the fetus’ sustained survival outside of the womb with or without artificial support (Sec. 1).

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (44-30) - (Key vote)
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Title: Establishes Abortion Procedures as Protected State Law

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

Vote to pass with amendment a bill that establishes abortion procedures as protected state law.

Highlights:

 

  • Prohibits the state or any agency, except when directed by federal law, from restricting an individual from preventing, commencing, continuing, or terminating a pregnancy prior to or after fetal viability is determined (Sec. 1).

  • Prohibits the state or any agency, except when directed by federal law, from restricting the use of evidence-based, medically recognized methods of contraception or abortion (Sec. 1).

  • Defines “fetal viability” as the stage of gestation where the attending physician determines that there is a reasonable likelihood of the fetus’ sustained survival outside of the womb with or without artificial support (Sec. 1).

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Establishes Abortion Procedures as Protected State Law

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