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SB 404 - Requires Parental Consent for Minors Prior to Abortion - Florida Key Vote

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Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (75-43) - (Key vote)
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Title: Requires Parental Consent for Minors Prior to Abortion

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires parental consent for a minor prior to an abortion procedure.

Highlights:

 

  • Requires a physician to obtain written consent from a parent or legal guardian before performing or inducing the termination of a pregnancy of a minor (Sec. 2).

  • Specifies that a physician who intentionally or recklessly performs or induces, or attempts to perform or induce, the termination of a pregnancy of a minor without obtaining the required consent, commits a felony of the third degree (Sec. 2).

  • Authorizes a minor to petition any circuit court in which the minor resides for a waiver of the requirements of this section (Sec. 2).

  • Specifies that this act will take effect on July 1, 2020 (Sec. 6).

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (23-17) - (Key vote)
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Title: Requires Parental Consent for Minors Prior to Abortion

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

Vote to pass a bill that requires parental consent for a minor prior to an abortion procedure.

Highlights:

 

  • Requires a physician to obtain written consent from a parent or legal guardian before performing or inducing the termination of a pregnancy of a minor (Sec. 2).

  • Specifies that a physician who intentionally or recklessly performs or induces, or attempts to perform or induce, the termination of a pregnancy of a minor without obtaining the required consent, commits a felony of the third degree (Sec. 2).

  • Authorizes a minor to petition any circuit court in which the minor resides for a waiver of the requirements of this section (Sec. 2).

  • Specifies that this act will take effect on July 1, 2020 (Sec. 6).

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Requires Parental Consent for Minors Prior to Abortion

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