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House Bill 1452


House Bill 1452

ARCHIVE (2003)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Abortion facility licensing and inspections. Requires the state department of health to establish procedures for the inspection and licensure of medical facilities that perform abortions. Authorizes the attorney general to seek an injunction against or prosecute an unlicensed medical facility that is providing abortions. Permits the state health commissioner to take certain actions if a medical facility that provides abortions is violating the statute or rules adopted by the state department. Requires the state department to create an appellate panel to review proceedings of an administrative law judge under the statute. Makes it a Class A misdemeanor to operate or advertise the operation of an unlicensed medical facility that provides abortions.
Current Status:
 In Committee - first House
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