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Introduced Version House Bill 3103 History

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H. B. 3103

 

         (By Delegates Sobonya, Westfall, J. Nelson, Miller,

                       Frich and Border)


         [Introduced March 25, 2013; 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 §61-2-8a, relating to making it illegal to transport a minor across state lines to obtain an abortion without written consent of both parents or legal guardians; and providing 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 §61-2-8a, to read as follows:

ARTICLE 2. CRIMES AGAINST THE PERSON.

§61-2-8a. Transporting a minor across state lines for an              abortion; penalty.

    A person who transports a minor across state lines to obtain an abortion, without the written consent of both parents or the legal guardians of the minor, is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction, shall be fined not less than $500 nor more than $1,000, or confined in jail not more than six months, or both fined and confined.




    NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to make it a misdemeanor to transport a minor across state lines to obtain an abortion without written consent by both parents or her legal guardians.


    This section is new; therefore, it has been completely underscored.

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