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House Bill 1607

House Bill 1607

ARCHIVE (2005)

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DIGEST OF HB 1607 (Updated February 28, 2005 7:15 pm - DI 104)

Licensure of abortion facilities. Requires the state department of health to establish procedures for the inspection and licensure of a medical facility that performs: (1) more than four first trimester abortions in a calendar month; or (2) at least one second trimester abortion. Makes it a Class A misdemeanor to operate or advertise the operation of an unlicensed medical facility that provides abortions. Provides that a fetus that is at least 24 weeks of age is presumed to have attained viability.
Current Status:
Passed 2nd reading - first House
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