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Introduced Version House Bill 2068 History

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H. B. 2068


(By Delegate Sumner)
[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 §16-2B-5, relating to requiring that any person seeking an abortion provide two forms of identification, one of which must be a valid governmental form of identification.

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 §16-2B-5,
to read as follows:
ARTICLE 2B. FAMILY PLANNING AND CHILD SPACING.

§16-2B-5. Identification required from persons seeking abortion.

(a) Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, any person seeking an abortion in this State shall provide at least two forms of identification, one of which must be a valid governmental form of identification.
(b) Nothing in this section shall be construed or interpreted to endorse, allow, permit, or approve of any abortion.



NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to require that women who seek an abortion must provide two forms of identification, one of which must be a valid governmental form of identification.

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