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LD 1261 - Authorizes Certain Health Care Professionals to Perform Abortions - Maine Key Vote

Ben Chipman voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Authorizes Certain Health Care Professionals to Perform Abortions

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (19-16) - (Key vote)
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Title: Authorizes Certain Health Care Professionals to Perform Abortions

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes certain health care professionals to perform abortions.

Highlights:

 

  • Defines “health care professional” as a physician or physician assistant licensed to practice or a person licensed to practice as an advanced practice registered nurse (Sec. 1).

  • Authorizes health care professionals to perform abortions (Sec. 4).

  • Amends language throughout legislation to replace the term “physician” with “health care professional” (Sec. 2-6).

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (74-58) - (Key vote)
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Title: Authorizes Certain Health Care Professionals to Perform Abortions

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

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes certain health care professionals to perform abortions.

Highlights:

 

  • Defines “health care professional” as a physician or physician assistant licensed to practice or a person licensed to practice as an advanced practice registered nurse (Sec. 1).

  • Authorizes health care professionals to perform abortions (Sec. 4).

  • Amends language throughout legislation to replace the term “physician” with “health care professional” (Sec. 2-6).

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Authorizes Certain Health Care Professionals to Perform Abortions

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