Engrossed House Bill (S)

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Abortion matters. Requires that a pregnant woman be informed orally and in writing before an abortion obtained through an abortion inducing drug that the abortion may be possibly reversed. Requires certain Internet websites, referral telephone numbers, language stressing that seeking additional information and aid from a local medical professional should be sought as soon as possible, and a statement that no medical study has confirmed that an abortion may be reversed after taking an abortion inducing drug, be included on the informational form. Requires additional information to be reported to the state department of health (state department) by a health Abortion matters. Requires that a pregnant woman be informed orally and in writing before an abortion obtained through an abortion inducing drug that the abortion may be possibly reversed. Requires certain Internet websites, referral telephone numbers, language stressing that seeking additional information and aid from a local medical professional should be sought as soon as possible, and a statement that no medical study has confirmed that an abortion may be reversed after taking an abortion inducing drug, be included on the informational form. Requires additional information to be reported to the state department of health (state department) by a health care provider who performs an abortion. Requires that hospitals and physicians report cases of abortion complications to the state department. Instructs the state department to adopt additional rules relating to abortion clinics. Requires that the state department remove all identifying information of a pregnant woman, health care provider, and health care facility from certain forms before releasing the form. Authorizes a private right of action against a person who wrongfully releases certain confidential information. Makes a technical correction. ... View more