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SB 1424 Abortion; informed written consent.

Introduced by: Mamie E. Locke | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED:

Abortion; informed written consent. Provides that a woman seeking an abortion may waive in writing any requirement establishing a mandatory time period or mandating that a physician provide to or review with the woman specific information or materials before an abortion may be performed. The bill requires that a copy of such waiver be maintained in the woman's medical records. The bill also provides that, regardless of any waiver, a physician is still obligated to satisfy the applicable standard of care.


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