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Introduced Version House Bill 2052 History

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H. B. 2052


(By Delegate Blair)
[Introduced February 9, 2005; referred to the
Committee on Health and Human Resources then the Judiciary.]




A BILL to amend the code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new section, designated §16-2F-10, relating to prohibiting a business or organization from performing abortions in a public facility; and providing for a penalty.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That the code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, be amended by adding thereto a new section, designated §16-2F-10, to read as follows:
ARTICLE 2F. PARENTAL NOTIFICATION OF ABORTIONS PERFORMED ON UNEMANCIPATED MINORS.

§16-2F-10. Abortions prohibited in public facility; penalty.

A business or organization that performs abortions may not use any public facility. Any business or organization that knowingly uses a public facility for abortions, as determined by the applicable board of health, shall be fined not less than one thousand dollars nor more than five thousand dollars.



NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to prohibit businesses or organizations from using a public facility to perform abortions; and providing for a penalty.

This section is new; therefore, Strike-throughs and underscoring have been omitted.
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