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Senate Bill 0072

Senate Bill 0072

ARCHIVE (2012)

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DIGEST OF SB 72 (Updated February 1, 2012 12:29 pm - DI 84)

Abortion matters. Establishes a pilot program in Allen County until July 1, 2015 concerning physical plant requirements for abortion clinics. Requires the state department of health (state department) to: (1) inspect the Allen county abortion clinics at least one time per year during the pilot program; and (2) report to the health finance commission during the 2014 legislative interim concerning the pilot program. Requires the state department to develop written materials to be provided to a pregnant woman setting forth certain information relating to abortion. Allows the state department to post the materials on the state department's website or charge a fee to a provider who requests from the state department written copies of the materials to defray the state department's cost of printing the materials. Specifies that only a physician who meets certain conditions may administer to a pregnant woman an abortion inducing drug, and sets forth the procedure that certain physicians must follow. Establishes a Class A misdemeanor for a violation concerning requirements related to an abortion inducing drug.
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    In Committee - 2nd House
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