Introduced Senate Bill (S)

DIGEST

Fetal tissue. Requires that a pregnant woman be informed before an abortion, orally and in writing, that fetal tissue obtained or collected during the abortion may not be collected for the purposes of providing, selling, or transferring the fetal tissue to another person for a purpose other than disposal of the fetal tissue. Requires the attending physician of an abortion to certify that the physician who performed the abortion did not alter the timing, method, or procedure used to terminate a pregnancy for the purpose of obtaining or collecting fetal tissue. Prohibits a person from altering the timing, method, or Fetal tissue. Requires that a pregnant woman be informed before an abortion, orally and in writing, that fetal tissue obtained or collected during the abortion may not be collected for the purposes of providing, selling, or transferring the fetal tissue to another person for a purpose other than disposal of the fetal tissue. Requires the attending physician of an abortion to certify that the physician who performed the abortion did not alter the timing, method, or procedure used to terminate a pregnancy for the purpose of obtaining or collecting fetal tissue. Prohibits a person from altering the timing, method, or procedure used to terminate a pregnancy for the purpose of obtaining or collecting fetal tissue. Defines fetal tissue. Prohibits an individual from acquiring, receiving, selling, or transferring fetal tissue. Makes it a Level 5 felony to unlawfully: (1) transfer; and (2) collect fetal tissue. ... View more