- Requires each carrier offering medical malpractice insurance in the state to cover the insured for providing care during the entire course of a person's vaginal birth after a previous caesarian birth;
- Extends the statute of limitations from 2 years to 3 years for actions alleging lack of informed consent in cases related to a pregnant person;
- Repeals language that gives no force or effect to an advanced directive of a person who is pregnant while the person's fetus is viable;
- Requires annual reporting to the legislature on the use of restraints on a pregnant person within each jail, private contract prison, and correctional facility;
- Establishes requirements for each facility that incarcerates or has custody of people with the capacity for pregnancy;
- Requires the Colorado civil rights commission to receive reports from people alleging maternity care that is not organized for, and provided to, a person who is pregnant or in the postpartum period in a manner that is culturally congruent; maintains the person's dignity, privacy, and confidentiality; ensures freedom from harm and mistreatment; and enables informed choices and continuous support; and
- Requires each health facility that provides services related to labor and childbirth to demonstrate to the department of public health and environment that the health facility has a policy that meets certain requirements.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)