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HB20-1098

Prohibition On Abortion After Twenty-two Weeks

Concerning the prohibition of performing an abortion after twenty-two weeks gestational age except in limited circumstances.
Session:
2020 Regular Session
Subject:
Crimes, Corrections, & Enforcement
Bill Summary

The bill prohibits any person from intentionally or recklessly performing or attempting to perform an abortion on a person if the gestational age of the fetus is 22 weeks or older except in limited circumstances. Any person who performs or attempts to perform an abortion in violation of this section is guilty of a class 1 misdemeanor but may only be subject to punishment by fine and not by jail time.

A woman who has an abortion is not subject to criminal penalties.


(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

Status

Introduced
Lost

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Sponsors

Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Rep. D. Williams

Sponsor

Rep. M. Baisley, Rep. T. Geitner, Rep. R. Holtorf, Rep. S. Sandridge

Co-sponsor

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