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Introduced Version House Bill 2125 History

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H. B. 2125


(By Delegate Azinger)
[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 §16-5B-14 , relating to requiring abortion facilities to have certain written policies and procedures.

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
§16-5B-14 , to read as follows:
ARTICLE 5B. HOSPITALS AND SIMILAR INSTITUTIONS.

§16-5B-14. Abortion facilities to have written policies and procedures.

Facilities that perform abortions shall have written policies and procedures that include, but are not limited to:
(1) Safety rules and practices relating to personnel, equipment, gases, liquids, drugs, supplies and services;
(2) Provisions for reporting and investigating accidental events regarding patients, visitors and personnel and corrective action taken;
(3) Provisions for disseminating safety related information to employees and users of the facility.
Nothing in this section shall be construed or interpreted to condone, permit, allow or endorse any abortion.



NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to
require abortion facilities to have certain written policies and procedures.

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

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