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Deceptive Trade Practice Pregnancy-related Service

Concerning policies to make punishable deceptive actions regarding pregnancy-related services.
2023 Regular Session
Health Care & Health Insurance
Professions & Occupations
Bill Summary

The act makes it a deceptive trade practice for a person to make or disseminate to the public any advertisement that indicates that the person provides abortions, emergency contraceptives, or referrals for abortions or emergency contraceptives when the person knows or reasonably should have known that the person does not provide those specific services.

A health-care provider engages in unprofessional conduct or is subject to discipline in this state if the health-care provider provides, prescribes, administers, or attempts medication abortion reversal in this state, unless the Colorado medical board, the state board of pharmacy, and the state board of nursing, in consultation with each other, each have in effect rules finding that it is a generally accepted standard of practice to engage in medication abortion reversal. The specified boards shall promulgate applicable rules no later than October 1, 2023, in consultation with each other, concerning whether engaging in medication abortion reversal is a generally accepted standard of practice.

APPROVED by Governor April 14, 2023

EFFECTIVE April 14, 2023
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


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Bill Text

  • All Versions (7 )
    Date Bill Type Documents
    04/21/2023 Signed Act PDF
    04/11/2023 Final Act PDF
    04/01/2023 Rerevised PDF
    03/30/2023 Revised PDF
    03/22/2023 Reengrossed PDF
    03/21/2023 Engrossed PDF
    03/09/2023 Introduced PDF

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details