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Senate Bill 0135

Senate Bill 0135

ARCHIVE (2007)

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DIGEST OF SB 135 (Updated February 21, 2007 3:26 pm - DI 104)

Abortion matters. Defines contraception and states that contraception is not subject to or governed by the abortion statutes. Provides that informed consent to an abortion includes the requirement that a physician inform a pregnant woman that there are differing medical opinions concerning when a fetus feels pain. Provides that notice must be given a pregnant woman in writing at least 18 hours before an abortion concerning the availability of adoptions, concerning physical risks to the woman in: (1) having an abortion; and (2) completing a pregnancy; and stating that an embryo formed by the fertilization of a human ovum by a human sperm immediately begins to divide and grow as human physical life.
    Current Status:
    Out of Committee - first House
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