Engrossed Senate Bill (H)

DIGEST

Regulation of abortion and newborn safety devices. Makes various changes to the abortion law concerning abortion clinic license applications, abortion clinic inspections, abortion inducing drugs, abortion complications, the provision of information to a woman seeking an abortion, and the collection of data by the state department of health. Specifies under the safe haven law that it is a defense to a claim of neglect of a dependent if the individual left the child in a newborn safety device that is located at a fire department, including a volunteer fire department, that meets specified requirements. Provides civil immunity for a fire Regulation of abortion and newborn safety devices. Makes various changes to the abortion law concerning abortion clinic license applications, abortion clinic inspections, abortion inducing drugs, abortion complications, the provision of information to a woman seeking an abortion, and the collection of data by the state department of health. Specifies under the safe haven law that it is a defense to a claim of neglect of a dependent if the individual left the child in a newborn safety device that is located at a fire department, including a volunteer fire department, that meets specified requirements. Provides civil immunity for a fire department that operates a newborn safety device for an act or omission relating to the device: (1) if the device meets specified requirements; and (2) unless the act or omission constitutes gross negligence or willful or wanton misconduct. Makes a technical correction. ... View more