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S 0034 General Bill, By Bryant and Grooms
Summary: Abortion
    A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-41-10 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO ABORTIONS, TO PROVIDE DEFINITIONS PERTAINING TO ABORTION-INDUCING DRUGS; AND TO AMEND CHAPTER 41, TITLE 44 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO ABORTIONS, BY ADDING SECTION 44-41-90, TO PROVIDE THAT IT SHALL BE UNLAWFUL TO KNOWINGLY PRESCRIBE ANY ABORTION-INDUCING DRUG TO A PREGNANT WOMAN FOR THE PURPOSE OF INDUCING AN ABORTION, EXCEPT UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, TO PROVIDE THAT ANY PHYSICIAN PROVIDING AN ABORTION-INDUCING DRUG TO A PREGNANT WOMAN SHALL EXAMINE THE WOMAN FIRST AND PROVIDE HER WITH A COPY OF THE DRUG'S LABEL, TO PROVIDE THAT A PHYSICIAN PRESCRIBING THE DRUG MUST HAVE A SIGNED CONTRACT WITH A PHYSICIAN WHO AGREES TO TREAT ANY COMPLICATIONS THAT MAY ARISE, TO PROVIDE THAT THE PHYSICIAN PRESCRIBING THE DRUG SHALL SCHEDULE A FOLLOW-UP VISIT WITH THE PREGNANT WOMAN WITHIN FOURTEEN DAYS, TO PROVIDE THAT THE PHYSICIAN PRESCRIBING THE DRUG MUST PROVIDE A WRITTEN REPORT WITHIN THREE DAYS IF AN ADVERSE EVENT OCCURS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR CRIMINAL AND CIVIL PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF THIS SECTION.
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12/03/14Senate Prefiled
12/03/14Senate Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs



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